Wine Antoine Ogier, Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Cuvee de l'Hospice" AOC, 2013
Reviews of purchase Antoine Ogier, Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Cuvee de l'Hospice" AOC, 2013
The wine is dark red in color.
The amazing complexity of the bouquet on the palate the wine is complemented depth, freshness and fine tannin structure. Long aftertaste ends with notes of plum, pepper and violets.
The distinctive aroma of the wine is filled with lovely bright tones of cherries, raspberries, plums, garrigue and thyme. Hints of lavender gives it sophistication.
Wine is best suited to the meat in the pot in a Provencal style, grilled red meat, lamb, poultry and cheeses.
Antoine Ogier, Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Cuvee de l'Hospice" AOC is a unique result of the company's charitable activities. Since 1973, at the suggestion of the state bodies in the region Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a hundred local manufacturers have pledged to donate a portion of their crop for the production of special wines of the series. For the sale of their hosts the annual auction and all proceeds received from the sale, was to help nursing homes. This kind of charity which aims to help in public care rather large number of citizens have been actively supported by the distilleries and exists to this day.
Grape varieties Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Senso, Muskarden, Kunuaz, Carignano and other Chateauneuf-du-Pape red varieties from different parts of the region is sorted and put to ferment in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. After 3-4 weeks of regular breaking cap and pumping the pulp fermented mash is poured into a large oak barrels "foudres", where it matures for 12 months, turning into the best wine, finding the structure and elegance.
Axially in the Rhone valley in the Middle Ages, born Ogier involved in winemaking for more than a century and a half. winery and is one of the oldest cellars that belong to this distinguished family, starting with Antoine Ogier in the heart of the world famous region of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Peace and tranquility of these places say its core values - love and labor of many generations of people, united by a common purpose and the desire - to make an excellent wine.
Since 1995, Ogier the company has partnered with several manufacturers to work together to maintain the established image of the founder of clean, fresh and deep wine. Now the best vineyards of the Rhone valley under the watchful supervision of experienced professionals, who control the winemaking process from the vegetative cycle of the vines to the aging in the cellars.