Pic Saint-Loup  Les Amouries  2016

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Pic Saint-Loup Les Amouries 2016

Languedoc-Roussillon
Coteaux du Languedoc Pic-Saint-Loup Red | 13°

Ref : 477690

14.00 14, 00

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 18.70 € / liter

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  • Keeping level 2021
  • Service temperature °
  • Grapes Syrah
    Grenache

Our food and wine pairings

  • Charcuterie
  • Red meats
  • Soft cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Fruity and well-rounded

Get ready to get astounded by the fragrances of this garnet-colored wine. Indeed, it releases fragrances of roasted black fruits, liquorice, cocoa and stewed prune. At tasting, it is well-balanced and full-bodied. In mouth, it is also tasteful and winey and shows a nice personality with notes of cocoa and liquorice.
 

Robe
Garnet

Features

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 ?

Haut-Lirou is the only domain of the appellation to have vines up to 300 meters of altitude on the southern slopes of the Pic Saint-Loup, vines for which it was necessary to clear and crush whole blocks of limestone.
 

Domain and appellation

  • Domaine Haut Lirou

    At Domaine Haut-Lirou in Pic Saint-Loup, five generations of the Jean-Pierre RAMBIER family have been growing the vines since 1848 in the commune of Saint-Jean-de-Cuculles.

     

    • Terroir: 95 hectares of vineyards are scattered in the surrounding scrubland, partly on gentle slopes where the average altitude is 150 meters. Partially on hard terraced limestones, on a variety of soils (mostly limestone, clay, marl and basalt).

     

    • Viticulture: On the vineyard, the winemakers take special care of the vineyard and harvest grapes by hand during the day.

     

    • Vinification: The grapes are sorted and destalked in the cellar. The alcoholic fermentation takes place under constant temperature control (25 ° C maxi). Daily operations of extraction and homogenization (remontage, délestage or pigeage) are carried out. The vatting is of a total duration of one month, then devatting and pressing of the marc.
  • Main grape
    Syrah

  • Grapes Syrah, Grenache
  • Grapes
    • Syrah : 80%
    • Grenache : 20%

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