Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 (JS-93)
A full-bodied red with aromas of black cherries, blueberries, violets, fresh nutmeg and ink. Firm, fine-grained tannins and a velvety texture. Solid tannat with a firm, polished finish. Drink from 2023.
Of a deep purple colour, this powerful Tannat has an elegant nose, with aromas reminiscent of red fruits such as cherries and strawberries, black plums, tobacco and black chocolate on a spice-flavoured range. It is a full-bodied wine with a juicy and fresh mouth, pleasant sensation and a long and vibrant finish.
Fermentation: 80 hl concrete tanks
Aging: 12 – 18 months in untoasted French oak barrels
Varietal: 100% Tannat
A wine of great structure, it pairs nicely with regional dishes such as local lamb. Cured cheeses like Parmesan or a duck cassoulet showcase the wine’s spicy notes. It pairs perfectly with traditional French cuisine.