Rivesaltes old vines situated on plateau and stony terraces composed of the red soil, compact limestone and pebbles in northern part of the Roussillon.
Aged for 20-25 years in a mix of concrete tanks, foudres and old barrels, with over 65% lost to angel’s share. Dry fig, Madagascar vanilla, walnut and coffee aromas with more subtle toasted notes enriched with dried fruits and caramel.
Cellar for a decade or chill to 13°C and serve now with light cheese, toasted nuts, walnut cake or Catalan cream.
90 points Robert Parker (Wine Advocate).
GOLD Vins de la Cooperation du Languedoc-Roussilon 2016