Le Clos du Caillou, Le Caillou
Le Caillou cotes du rhone rouge

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80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault

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Characteristics of this wine :

  • Soils/exposure : Sandy Soils
  • Age of the vines : Over 60 years old
  • Yield : 31 hl/ha
  • Certification : Certified “Agriculture Biologique”
  • Vinification/aging : Manual harvest with sorting in the vineyard then in the cellar. Destemming at 80% (20% in whole bunches) then fermentation in concrete vats and in stainless steel vats by indigenous yeasts. Aging in concrete vats for 2 months.
  • Taste and nose : This wine presents a deep purple color, with brilliant reflections and a color slightly velvety. It develops a fairly discreet nose, with notes of thyme and rosemary, associated with blackberry and wild raspberry. The palate is suave, unctuous, with a nice freshness, and pretty bitterness. The tannins are velvety, with aromas of bitter orange peel. A wine that shines with its freshness and elegance.
  • Food pairing : Lamb chops cooked on vine shoots, guinea fowl in the oven, eggplant Tagine, pork ribs marinated in homemade vinegar, poached eggs in red wine sauce (oeufs en Meurette).
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