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Domaine de Courbissac Minervois Rouge 2016

Equal parts Grenache, Shiraz and Mouvedre from the historical Les Traverses, Minervois.

Organic

"Organic. This is drawn from the Estate's younger vines (under 18-40 years) and it's a blend of roughly equal parts of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, hand harvested from eleven parcels surrounding the cellar (in the heart of Cesseras). Les Traverses is the historic name of the terroir here, and these vineyards lie within the La Livinière cru of the Minervois appellation, as do all of Courbissac's vines. As for all of Claux's wines, the fruit for this wine was picked by hand into small boxes. Short, natural fermentations in concrete vat with 100% whole bunch and gently foot stomped. The ageing is short with Claux preferring to trap the wines freshness by bottling early. This is a cracking value, a pulpy, spicy and juicy red with dark cherry fruit and a twist of iodine. A wonderful introduction to the Domaine."


- Bibbendum

 

Country:
France
Region:
France- Languedoc Roussillon
Type:
Wine Red
Variety:
Wine Red - Shiraz blend
Vintage:
2016
Size:
750mL

Price Category:
$ 25-50

10% off straight or mixed dozens

$35.00