CHAMP DU COQ

Gamme : The "Champs"

The “Champ du Coq” (“Cockerel’s Field”) is the name for a plot of land called “Camp de Gals” in Languedoc because of the many pheasants found there. This bold wine modernises the Estate’s wine selection, to be appealing to young and old alike.
GRAPE VARIETIES:
60% Syrah, 40% Grenache Noir
APPELLATION:
PGI Côtes de Thongue
SOIL:
Clayish-calcareous
SUBSOIL:
Gravelly soil and pebbles
YIELD:
45 hectolitres per hectare
AGE OF VINES:
20 years
CULTURE:
Rigorous pruning, natural grassing
YIELD:
Harvest sorting
VINIFICATION:
Long maceration (about 3 weeks). Each grape variety is worked separately..
AGING:
9 months in tanks.
DESCRIPTION:
Sustained ruby red with purple tints. Complex on the nose with black fruits, blackcurrant, cocoa and spices. Fleshy and full mouth aromas with notes of scrubland herbs (tapenade). Beautifully balanced on the palate, full and harmonious, refreshing and long on the fruit.
FOOD AND WINE COMBINATIONS:
Serve at 17°C with every type of cuisine. Perfect with family-style dishes for convivial eating like couscous, a nice big piece of red meat or a spicy lamb stew. Age for 3 to 5 years, to let its aromas develop to the maximum.
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