Gérard Bertrand - Château De Villemajou 2011
Ref : 469644
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 34.70 € / liter
1 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level Peut être conservé
- Service temperature 16°
Our food and wine pairings
- Strong cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Fruity and well-rounded
Its dark garnet colour brings out an exuberant aroma of red fruits, cassis, violet and menthol. As for the taste, this wine is pure, elegant and dense, and has a great chewy harmony. A deep wine, complex, structured, concentrated and elegant. A great wine with an exceptional keeping potential.
Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.
Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.
Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.
Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.
Do you know ?
Owning 325 hectares of vineyards and partnering with wineries and cooperatives in the region, Gérard Bertrand promises the development of the best vineyard in the South of France.
Domain and appellation
Domaine Gérard BertrandBought in 1970 by the Bertrand family, Villemajou Estate is located in the hinterland in Boutenac in the Corbières. Orbiting some of the finest terroirs of Languedoc Roussillon, the Gérard Bertrand wines are part of tradition and innovation.
- Viticulture: The vineyard is mainly planted 130 hectares in Carignan and Syrah with some older plots of over 100 years old. The house seeks to preserve its soils with wine farming practices, that are organic and biodynamic. Labels and certifications AB, Demeter and Terra Vitis reward these practices that respect the environment.
- Vinification:On the one hand, Carignan and Syrah grapes are vinified in a whole carbonic maceration (whole bunches), from 10 to 18 days. On the other hand, Grenache and Mourvèdre are vinified in a traditional maceration. Finally, the wines are blended after malolactic fermentation then set in Bordeaux barrels for a period of 10 to 12 months.
Grapes Syrah, Grenache Noir, Carignan Rouge, Mourvèdre
- Syrah : 20%
- Grenache Noir : 30%
- Carignan Rouge : 40%
- Mourvèdre : 10%