Wine Domaine Chante Cigale, Cotes-du-Rhone "Vieilles Vignes" AOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase Domaine Chante Cigale, Cotes-du-Rhone "Vieilles Vignes" AOC, 2015
Wine purple color with purple reflections.
The taste of wine is rounded and harmonious, with notes of black fruit and nuances lightly toasted cinnamon. Persistent finish.
The wine shows a nice, seductive aroma with notes of red and black fruits, complemented by nuances of spices and undergrowth.
Wine will be a harmonious couple of Mediterranean and French cuisine.
Cotes-du-Rhone "Vieilles Vignes" - round, expressive wine made from a blend of three grape varieties - Grenache, Syrah and Carignano. The vineyard is located at a distance of 15 km from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The average age of the vines is 50 years. Harvesting is done by hand. Cold predfermentatsionnaya maceration takes place at a temperature of 10 ° C for 5 days with regular pizhazhem and remontazhem. Fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature of 30 ° C. Wine is aged 15-18 months in stainless steel tanks (70%) and in barriques (30%). Potential wine is 10-15 years.
In 1874, a winemaker from God - Hippolyte Jourdan named his estate c 28th hectares of vineyards Clos Chante Cigale ("Vineyard singing cicadas"). In 1936, after the introduction of the AOC, Paul Jourdan - the great-grandfather of the current owner, renamed the farm in the Domaine Chante Cigale. Owning 102 acres of land in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the domain produces classic wines of this appellasona. Not long ago, the owner gave to his son Alexander. He quickly earned a positive assessment of well-known journalists Jancis Robinson from the UK and Steve Denzira from the US.
Domain Shant Sigal is located in the rocky part of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Age of vines - more than 65 years. The oldest vines growing on the plateau Karber, near the Chateau Montredon. The vineyards are cultivated all 13 permitted in Chateauneuf-du-Pape varieties, but is predominantly Grenache Noir. Harvesting takes place manually for a minimum of six weeks when the grapes optimum maturity. In the collection are taken into account the phase of the lunar calendar, and other nuances of biodynamic. To date, Domaine Chante Cigale exports its products to more than 20 countries around the world, presenting an unforgettable style worthy of the world famous appellasona.