Les Domaines Barsalou

About the wine estate

Château Villenouvette Cuvée Marcel Barsalou

Description
GEOLOGY
Ancient alluvial terraces of rounded pebbles and limestone colluvium.

VARIETIES
Carignan and Syrah.

WINEMAKING
The carignan undergoes a carbonic zmaceration while the syrah follows a more classic vinification with destemming. The vatting lasts three weeks. After blending, the alcoholic fermentation ends in oak casks. Aging lasts twelve months.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 15 °C and 18 °C.

TASTING
EYE : dark garnet, vermilion at the edge.
NOSE : notes of dry fig, black olive, white pepper.
Then, aromas of cherries, currant syrup, chocolate and a hint of nutmeg.
PALATE : soft spices and minerals savors, evolved elements of truffle and coffee with red fruits dominating a long finish.
  • 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, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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