Domaine Viranel Aromes Sauvages Rouge 2017


Château Viranel is without doubt the finest producer in the tiny St-Chinian appellation in the Languedoc.


Variety: Alicante Bouschet 

France- [ALL]
750mL
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"The first nose has pepper, black fruit, ripe crushed thyme, fennel, and toasted pinion. A musky smell gives a little reminder of wild flavours. Finally to the palate — what a surprise! The attack is soft and fleshy. It is not heavy; the tannins are still young but full of promise. Dark chocolate, mocha, graphite, and empyreumatic aromas along with sensual spices."


 

"Alicante Bouschet is a French grape variety, made in 1855 by Henri Bouschet in Montpellier. It results from the crossing of Petit Bouschet with Grenache. Now widely ripped for its rustic character, it was very common in the south of France."


- Domaine de Viranel