Château Daurion  //  LE HAUT DU CAUSSE  //  2013

AOP Languedoc

 GRAPE VARIETY:

70% Syrah, 30% Grenache Noir

SOILS:

The volcanic basalt soil draws a mark on our land and gives the wine richness and complexity. The vineyard, characterized by low yields, is spread on southeast facing terraces to the Mediterranean Sea.

CLIMATE:

Daurion estate is situated close by the Mediterranean sea which brings a unique freshness.

WINEMAKING & AGEING:

Harvest realised at full maturity. The destemmed grapes macerate in tank for a long time. During the fermentation phase, the pigeage process is done manually everyday. This wine is aged in French oak barrels for more than 10 months before bottling.

TASTING NOTES:

This wine is stunning deep garnet in colour with dark purple highlights, which reveals the scent of little black fruits and ripe cherries, contrasting with a mentholated note. A smooth palate with silky tannins unveils aromas of liquorice, morello cherries, blackberries and multiple spices. Tasting this fine wine is an invitation to travel and to share.

PAIRING WINE & FOOD:

The elegance of Haut des Causses is appreciated on Mediterranean dishes, generous and sunny, with a tomato, eggplant, or pepper base, cooked with singing accents of the garrigue (thyme, rosemary).

STORAGE:

5 years at constant temperature between 10 to 12°C.

ALC:

14% vol