Florilège 2016

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône

Vintage:
2016

Color:
Red

Description:
The nose surprises pleasantly with a hint of green pepper and blackcurrant; it distinguishes itself with a crispy freshness; a festival of red, crunchy fruits

Grape varieties:
80% grenache, 20% syrah

Keeping:
4 - 5 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with two weeks in vat and gentle maceration to avoid over-extraction, the temperature doesn’t exceed 28°C

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Food pairing:
Meat dishes, veal ‘blanquette’ (stew), sauerkraut, fish, ‘charcuterie’ (cold meats), cheese and can also be served as an aperitif

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Florilège 2016

Madrigal 2015

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2015

Color:
Red

Description:
Intense black cherry colour with a shiny texture.
Immediatly you notice an abundance of ripe fruits and spices, such as cinnamon and star anise.
On the palate the wine appears soft and creamy with a long delicious finish.

Grape varieties:
70% grenache, 30% syrah

Keeping:
5 - 6 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with two weeks in vat and gentle maceration to avoid over-extraction, the temperature doesn’t exceed 28°C

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Food pairing:
Coq au vin, calves’ liver, hot- pot, black pudding, grilled lamb ribs, risotto with bacon and olives

Comment:
Decanter – March 2017 : 90 pts - highly recommended – damson, strawberry and guarrigue herbs – an utterly classic nose and the fruit carries gracefully on to the palate.

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Madrigal 2015

Madrigal 2016

Appellation:
AOP Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2016

Color:
Red

Description:
Black cherry color with dense ruby hues. Ripe red fruits such as cherry and raspberry with floral notes. Expansive mouthfeel, fleshy with good freshness, softened tannins, red fruits finish.

Grape varieties:
70% grenache, 30% syrah

Keeping:
5 - 6 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with two weeks in vat and gentle maceration to avoid over-extraction, the temperature doesn’t exceed 28°C

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Food pairing:
Coq au vin, calves’ liver, hot- pot, black pudding, grilled lamb ribs, risotto with bacon and olives

Technical sheet

Madrigal 2016

La Rocaille 2012

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2012

Color:
Red

Description:
This wine is rounded, full-bodied with nice concentration and silky tannins; long-lasting flavours with forest-floor undertones and wild red/black fruits ; good potential for ageing

Grape varieties:
80% grenache, 20% syrah

Keeping:
7 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with extended time in vat, the Syrah was cold-macerated to bring out this variety’s fruit and freshness, temperature kept below 28°C and only made from free-run juice.

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Food pairing:
Red meat, rack of lamb, pears poached in wine, chocolate cake.

Comment:
Guide Hachette 2016: 1 star - full and generous on the palate, fresh in mouth, with silky tanins, subtle woody vanilla notes.

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La Rocaille 2012

La Rocaille 2014

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2014

Color:
Red

Description:
Clear, dark red.
It unveils its bouquet with caution. First a few cherries, then a lible mint and green tea, finally gingerbread.
He's a real charmer who emphasizes its curves and mellowness, without trying to hide a certain freshness, as well as delicate, flabering tannins. He generously gives the final an arsenal of spices, but remains delicate and courteous.

Grape varieties:
80% grenache, 20% syrah

Keeping:
6 - 7 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with extended time in vat, the Syrah was cold-macerated to bring out this variety’s fruit and freshness, temperature kept below 28°C and only made from free-run juice.

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Comment:
Wine Advocate - Jeb Dunnuck : 89 points

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La Rocaille 2014

L'Argentière 2014

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2014

Color:
Red

Description:
Deeper in color and richer all-around.
Classic Syrah nose, with notes opf pepper, dark berry fruits and olive tapenade.
Medium-bodied, rich and seamlessly textured profile; good overall freshness and notable purity of fruit.

Grape varieties:
80% syrah, 20% grenache

Keeping:
6 - 7 years

Winemaking:
Traditional with extended time in vat, the Syrah was cold-macerated to bring out this variety’s fruit and freshness, temperature kept below 28°C and only made from free-run juice. the syrah is elevated in oak barrels during at least 12 months.

Serve at:
16 - 18°

Food pairing:
This wine asks for fine cooking - beef tenderloin, game.

Comment:
Wine Advocate - Jeb Dunnuck : 88 points

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L'Argentière 2014

Trilogy 2016

Appellation:
AOP

Vintage:
2016

Color:
White

Description:
Bright and clear golden yellow color
Wine on freshness, aromas of white flowers with notes of yellow fruits and white peaches
In mouth, the wine is rich, shows intensityy that gives it a good aromatic length with fruity and woody notes.

Grape varieties:
1/3 each: Roussane, Viognier, White Grenache

Keeping:
3 - 4 years

Winemaking:
Grapes are picked in the early morning and immediatly pressed, but in a gentle way to extract only the best fruit flavours and aromas. Grapes are neither destemmed, nor crushed. The juice is clarified by natural sedimentation before the first fermentation. The wine is then elevated and going through the malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats and for 20% of the production in 500-liter casts. Before bottling the wine is filtered.

Serve at:
10 - 12°

Food pairing:
Fish, crustaceans and molluscs will perfectly suit this wine which can also be served as aperitif.

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Trilogy 2016

Trilogy 2015

Appellation:
AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan

Vintage:
2015

Color:
White

Description:
Pale yellow with golden streaks tinged with green.
Generous aromas of exotic fruit: tangerines and bananas, as well as lychee, peach and pear.
The Grenache grapes make it fresh and juicy, while the roundness and the mellowness of the wine are due to the Roussane grapes. The oak wood in which the wine has been fermented, subtly holds back and gives the mineral final draft and spice.

Grape varieties:
1/3 of Roussanne, Viognier and White Grenache

Keeping:
3 - 4 years

Winemaking:
Grapes are harvested very early in the morning et immediatly brought to the winery where they are gently pressed in order to bring out the best of the fruit. Grapes are neither destemmed, nor crushed. The juce obtained are clarified through natural sedimentation before fermentation starts. Maturation is done in stainless steel vats and partially in 600 l oak barrels. Before bottling the wine is filtered.

Serve at:
10 - 12°

Food pairing:
The Trilogy embellishes an avocado and grapefruit salad with scampi as well as a spicy goat cheese, refined chicken with morel sauce and especially a baked sole with almond butter.

Comment:
Decanter: recommended

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Trilogy 2015

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