Epicure Rouge 2015

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Description :

The Chateau Valcombe red “Epicure” is a round, well structured and well balanced. You can drink it right now or wait over 10 years.

Produced from old vines (more than 60 years), it is perfect served with all what you will eat. To be opened every day just for your pleasure.

The annual production is of 35,000 bottles.

 

Terroir :

Situated in the town of St Pierre de Vassols, at an altitude of 250 meters, on hillsides oriented north-west, facing the Dentelles de Montmirail. Ventoux in Est.

The soil is vegetal, clay and sand based.

 

Grape variety:

60% Grenache, 25% Carignan, 15% Syrah.

Our vines are manually disbudded. Green harvest.

Our grapes are then handpicked, enabling us to select the best berries.

 

winemaking and maturaging 

The process involves racking and returning. Maturing in concrete tanks.

 

winetasting

  • Ø Color: Dark red. Garnet color.
  • Ø Nose: Predominant notes of jammed ripe fruits, cherries, and blackberries. Prunes and quince paste. Then, spicy aromas pepper and curry.
  • Ø Palate: Warm and powerful on the attack. Perfectly balanced with freshness, great structure with smooth tannins on the finish. Displays a good length and strength.

The aromatic palette spreads from ripe fruit to more aromatic liquorice flavors. Finish with notes of stone and plum.

 

Organic ECOCERT certification