Le Bouquet des Garrigues
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2014 vintage, is on the continuity of 2013 vintage, offering beautiful wines with freshness.
This vintage started with mild rainy winter, allowing the hydric reserves have been reconstituted, followed by a hot and dry spring (1°C warmer than the average). All the parameters were combined to decide to move forward the harvests.
Because of a summer punctuated with rains, fresh nights and less sun than the averages of the season, 2014 vintage losts of its precocity to become one of the latest vintages. Some rains occurred at the end of the harvests, requiring more vigilance on the sorting.
2014 vintage, is characterized by fruity wines, a good balance, less alcohol than the average ( 1%vol less), ample and round mouths with fine and well incorporated tannins. White wines have beautiful acidities, offering wines on tensions. 2014 leads us to predict a good potential of ageing for those who will have the patience to keep them enough time.
On 2014: " When the Grenache pinote! "
Harvest started on September 12th for the Syrah, on September 27th for the Grenache and on October 1st and 6th for Carignan and Mourvèdre.
Hand picking with sorting in the vineyard and then in cellar.
De-stemming and vinification in concrete tanks with wild yeasts. Pump-over, punch-down and delestages are made during all the grape maceration (27 days).
AGEING : In foudres for 15 months.
BOTTLING DATE : On November 27th 2015.
WINEMAKER TASTING NOTES
This wine presents an attractive madder red color to the brilliant reflections. The nose is magnificent, presenting mineral and graffiti notes accompanied by aromas of red berries. The mouth is elegant, marked by a beautiful freshness on aromas of red berries and Morello cherries.
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING
Beef ribs – Heart duck brochettes – Black and white pudding pie.