Cuvée Aurelia Terres Blanches

AOP Les Baux de Provence Aurélia

Grape varieties

Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre

Terroir

clay / silt / limestone

Winemaking

21 days of cold prefermentary. Wine is oak aged : 1/3 in new oak and 2/3 in old oak.

Tasting

Intense red ruby with purple reflection. It’s a young wine ready to drink but with a good potential for ageing. Complex nose with herbal notes, cedar, spicies and little red fruit (blackcurrant). Once swirling, these notes are increased and wine lets appear oak and vanilla aromas. Nose is equilibrate and express the terroir and grape quality. Palate is complex as well, aromas are similar to the nose and full of red fruit with spicies notes. Assertive tannins emphasized by elegant oaky notes. Long finish.

Food pairing

Lamb stew with potatoes (irish stew) / Game

Service

17-18°C

Potential for ageing

10 years




AOP Les Baux de Provence Blanc

Not available before April 2017

Grape Varieties

Rolle, Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Ugni blanc, Marsanne,  Roussane.

Terroir

Clay /  silt  / limestone

Winemaking

Pressing of uncrushed grapes. low-temperature Filtration. Natural alcoholic fermentation (around 17-18°C) in stainless-steel vats. Racking at the end of fermentation.

Tasting

Pale lemon green colour with medium intensity. Nose is pleasant, frank and intense. We distinguish fresh aromas such as stone fruits, elderberry and lemon. This nose shows us that grapes has been harvested with high ripeness. Palate has developed similar aromas to the nose. We are on fresh notes (white flowers and melon) with a delicate texture. Long finish. This nervous and equilibrate wine has a range of fresh aromas who can easily refresh you.

Food pairing

Pre-dinner drink / Scampi sald with olive oils / Japanese food (sushi and maki) / Provencal goat cheese (Banon for example)

Service

12°C

Potential for ageing

6 years




AOP Les Baux de Provence Rosé

Grape varieties

Black Grenache, Cinsault, Counoise, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Rolle, White Ugni.

Terroir

Clay /  silt  / limestone

Vinification

Pressing of crushed grapes. low-temperature Filtration. Natural alcoholic fermentation (around 17-18°C) in stainless-steel vats. Racking at the end of fermentation.

Tasting

Pale candy pink with gold reflection. Clear appearance with very small bubbles suspended. It’s a young wine with a pleasant and intense nose. We smell exotic notes as grapefruit and passion fruit. These notes are increased by swirling and quickly wine will let appear buttery and almond notes. Palate has a frank start although sophisticated. In mouth, first aromas are similar to the nose but quicly change and are close to apricots, mirabelle plum and sweet. Long finish. This complex and harmoneous wine fulfill perfectly its refreshing fonction.

Food pairing

pre-dinner drink / mediterannean food (gaspacho, salad, etc..) / Tomato salad with mozarella di buffala cheese

Service

11°C

Potential for ageing

2 years

 




AOP Les Baux de Provence Rouge

Grape varieties

Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre

Terroir

clay /  silt  / limestone

Winemaking

15 days of cold prefermentary maceration. 80% of the blend is matured in stainless-steel vats and 20% in oak barrels.

Tasting

Intense red ruby. We have a complex nose dominated by red berries, kirsh, leather, black olives tapenade with some floral notes. It’s a young wine who can be easily bottled aged. Time will reveal other aromas (as game, mushroom..). Palate is similar to the nose dominated by leather, red berries still with some floral notes. Assertive tannins who can melt awaiting few years more. It is a typical mediterranean wine with a long finish.

Food pairing

Cooked lamb / Game / Tajine / Spicy food

Service

17-18°C

Potential for ageing

Up to 8 years




AOP Les Baux de Provence Signature

Grape Varieties

Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Cabernet Sauvignon

Terroir

clay /  silt  / limestone

Winemaking

15 days of cold prefermentary maceration. All the blend matures in oak barrels.

Tasting

Ruby with purple reflection. Nose is frank and intense. Large domination of jammy red fruits (Raspberry and cherry) with some cocoa note. Once swirling, these notes are increased and wine lets appears complex floral and animal aromas. This wine can be aged easily (8-9 years). Palate starts with a creamy and generous mousse. In mouth, we found kirsh, mature strawberry and chocolate aromas. Tannis are not too astringeant and can melt with some years of bottle ageing. Long and persistent finish.

Food pairing

Irish stew / Lamb fillet with thyme / Tajine.

Service

16-17°C

Potential for ageing

8-9 ans