Les Domaines Barsalou

About the wine estate

Château Aumèdes Cuvée Emilien Raissac

Description
GEOLOGY
Marnes sombres feuilletées et calcaires du Lias.

VARIETIES
Carignan and Syrah.

WINEMAKING
Carbonic maceration is practiced on the Carignan while the Syrah follows a more classic vinification with destemming. The vatting lasts three weeks. After blending, the alcoholic fermentation ends in French oak barrels. Aging lasts twelve months.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 15 °C and 18 °C.

TASTING
EYE: dark red.
NOSE: elegant, slightly vanilla, offers aromas of prune that give way to some scents of thyme and juniper.
MOUTH: jammy plum flavors with hints of vanilla and garrigue. Rather supple tannic structure.

WINE & FOOD PAIRING
Cassoulet, lamb shoulder with thyme.
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Syrah, Carignan/Cariñena
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 14
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Creamy, Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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