Buzet Rouge Costes De Beyrac 2016
Ref : 479417
i.e. 8.70 € / liter
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Our oenologists' opinion
Dark garnet colour with purple highlights. Open nose with notes of black fruit and vanilla, a hint of blueberry. Supple and fruity attack, quite supple, small body, small character, sapid, greedy. Sapid finish, silky tannins, good tension, average persistence.
- Keeping level 2019
- Service temperature 16°
Our food and wine pairings
- White meat
- Soft cheese
Recipe idéasOmelette espagnole tuiles au manchego
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 ?
Long time family run vineyard on the terroir of Buzet, the Beyrac participated in the 3rd crusade (1189-1194) under the aegis of Richard Lionheart. According to a firmly established tradition, Bertrand of Beyrac sent three barrels of his "costes" to refresh the crusaders in Jerusalem.
Domain and appellation
Les Vignerons de BuzetThe history of the Buzet appellation illustrates the undeniable strength of wine cooperatives. Originating in 1953, the cooperative Les Vignerons de Buzet offered a future to its eponymous wine by obtaining the AOC in 1973.
- Terroir: Extending over 2,000 hectares, the appellation Buzet benefits from unique climatic and geological conditions. The vineyards are based on clay compounds soils, of gravel, of boulbènes silty and strong clay soil. Some vines reach over 150 meters.
- Viticulture: The viticultural practices of the cooperative are part of a sustainable approach. All plots are labeled Agri Confiance, the vines are grassed and chemical fertilizers banned.
- Vinification: The respect for the environment continues in the winery and cellar with the installation of photovoltaic panels, the reduction by half of the use of water and the establishment of new winemaking methods without added sulphites.
Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
- Merlot : 50%
- Cabernet Sauvignon : 27%
- Cabernet Franc : 23%
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