Wine "Copa Santa", Languedoc, 2011
Reviews of purchase "Copa Santa", Languedoc, 2011
Wine of intense deep black color.
Rounded wine with bright enveloping flavor, complex tones of fruits, sweet spices and fresh mint. A long elegant finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals hints of ripe fruit, which are replaced alcoholized cherry tones with bright notes of spices, chocolate and smoke.
Wine perfectly paired with beef dishes with freshly ground pepper, lamb, meat dishes with spices, meat sauce, game and mature cheeses.
"Pierre Clavel remains one of the most inspired and inspiring Languedoc winemakers" - Robert Parker.
"Pioneer quality Coteaux du Languedoc - Pierre Clavel," - "The best wines from France," 2010.
Great wine "Copa Santa", which translates Grail or Holy Cup, fascinates by its very name, making it clear that the taste of this drink is waiting for an unforgettable meeting with something indescribably beautiful. And really - a harmonious, stunning colors cuvee with rich, expressive aroma will not leave anyone indifferent!
Wine "Copa Santa" 2011 is a blend of two grape varieties - Syrah and Grenache grown in well-drained soil Mejanelle (a mixture of sandstone and gravel depth of 5-6 meters, followed by red clay). The vineyards are in the unique natural and geological zone, where a favorable role proximity to the sea, where a lot of sun, warm days and cool nights, north wind Mistral. All of these factors reduce the development of diseases of grapes and berries confer a stronger concentration of taste.
After ripening grapes are harvested very carefully, by hand. The process of vinification takes place each class separately in containers made of concrete for a month. Excerpt wine is held for 18 months in French oak barrels, and use only the old oak tree. Wine is not filtered and clarified. Enjoy excellent wine "Copa Santa" can be for more than one decade, its storage capacity - 15 years or more.
Domain Clavel owes its appearance to Jean Clavel - father of the current owner and chief winemaker Domain. The name "Clavel" associated with the same years of vineyard. Son of the founder - Pierre Clavel - currently headed by production and manages the estate in the best traditions biodinamizma distributed more in the provinces of Bordeaux and Burgundy, but not in the south. This method is characterized by respect and respect for the environment and the renunciation of the use of any chemical fertilizers.
Pierre Clavel is vinarshistom. Vinarshistov movement was born thanks to Mark Belinksu - known Belgian specialist in the field of wine. Vinarshisty refer to wines as the masterpieces they create a stylish, high-quality, inimitable, sophisticated wines in the traditional wine-making framework.
Only these two characteristics is sufficient to understand that wine Domain Clavel - special, each with its own unique character, made in accordance with the best modern standards and legendary traditions. And when you consider that Pierre to mitigate excessive tannins fills his wine oxygen (mikrooksigenizatsiya) - did not remain an excuse to postpone acquaintance with these stunning wines from the Languedoc!