AOP Terrasses du Larzac
We have named this cuvée ‘Les Amoriers’, (the mulberry trees), which in former times were cultivated on the estate to provide nourishment to the silk worm.
Les Amoriers 2018 won a silver medal with 90 points at the 2021 Decanter World Wine Awards.
The judges described it as “well balanced with a mature full bodied style.”
Carignan 40%, Mourvèdre 30%, Grenache 20%, Syrah 10%
Traditional red vinification with soft pigeage and pump over for a controlled maceration from 15 to 20 days.
1/2 in vats, 1/2 in new French oak barrels, a mixture of ‘barrique’ and ‘demi-muids’ for 12 months.
Best drunk within the next 5-7 years.
Grilled steak topped with Ceps or a slow roast leg of lamb.
Powerful with notes of red cherry and a hint of cocoa.
On the Palate
Well balanced with a silky mouthfeel. A hint of liquorice accompanied by flavours of red fruits. The finish is long with subtle notes of well-integrated oak.