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ALEXANDRE 2011 SPECIAL RESERVE

Price VAT: 40.00€

Cépages:
                                     
60% Mourvèdre, 25% Syrah,
15% Grenache old vineyard                             
Yield: 24 hl/ha

Maturation:
Aged for 12 months in 600L French oak barrels. 
Bottled 17 October 2013
Special Reserve, very limited production.
Alcohol content: 15%

● TERROIR
High terraces and horizontal alluvial soils dating back to the quaternary, with the top 2 meters composed of round Aeolian silica stones amassed in clay mud and deposited on a clay bedrock (altitude 35m).
Located approximately 4km from the Mediterranean Sea, the soils are exposed to windy conditions, creating Aeolian stones, little rain and generous amounts of sunlight (more than 260 days per year).

● VINEYARD
Weeding is done by plough, no chemical fertilizers, use of ecologically responsible cultivating methods. Pruning at the second bud. Manual disbudding and leaf-removal. "Green Harvest" .
Manual harvesting using small 17kg crates.

VINIFICATION
Upon their arrival at the cellar, the grapes are sorted and stems are removed, then they are crushed using pneumatic equipment. The fruit is held at between 7°C and 10°C for 3 to 5 days, maximum fermentation temperature 28°C. Maceration time 18 days with daily punching of the cap.

TASTING NOTES
Visual aspect: black cherry color, purple tinges
Nose: good intensity, complex, elegant, red fruit, prune, fig, garigue
Food pairing: Asian dishes, fresh goats cheese
Comments Sommeliers Internationals: “a very beautiful and complex wine with very present aromas.”

Packaging: Cartons of 6 or 12 75cl-bottles
Production: approx. 800 bottles

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ALEXANDRE 2011 SPECIAL RESERVE








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