La Source de Vignelaure Red 2017

AOC Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence

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La Source de Vignelaure Red 2017

Blend of Syrah (60%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (40%). A gourmet and soft wine. Fruity nose (blackberry, strawberry, raspberry). On the palate, freshness, fruitiness and fineness. Long and balanced finish.

Ageing potential: 5 years

Food pairing: beef filet, grilled thuna, provencal daube.

Hand harvest.

Vineyard area: 55 hectares among which 9 hectares selected for the blend of la Source de Vignelaure Red 2017.

Soil type: Limestone and clay mixed with gravel.

Yield: Average yield for the parcels selected for the production of la Source Red:30 Hl/Ha.

Vinification: Grape sorting. Desterming and pressing. Traditional vinification technics, natural yeasts, frequent pumping-over. Fermentation under controlled temperature in stainless-steel tanks for 7 days. Partialy aging in oak barrels for 12 months.