Wine Domaine de Courbissac, Minervois AOC, 2008
Reviews of purchase Domaine de Courbissac, Minervois AOC, 2008
Wine bright ruby-red color.
The taste of wine is balanced, complete with subtle notes of cherry, fresh oak nuances and a long powerful finish.
The wine has a powerful, but at the same time delicate flavor with hints of musk, cedar and spices.
Wine perfectly compatible with all meat dishes, as well as non-acute cheeses.
To create a unique, sophisticated, perfectly expresses the terroir of red wine "Domaine de Kurbissak" grape varieties Carignano, Grenache and Syrah is harvested by hand, the berries are added in 20-kilogram boxes. By collecting only allowed certain carefully selected vines. Fermentation takes place at least one month in wooden barrels, after which the wine is aged for 18 months in barriques capacity from 227 to 600 liters. Before bottling the wine does not pass any filtering or clarification.
Agriculture Domaine de Kurbissak belongs to two men - kinoprodyusseru Reinhard Brundihu and famous oenologist Marc Tempe. They met in Alsace and went to the south of France in search of suitable land, while in the Languedoc not encountered the Domaine de Kurbissak. The area of the estate of 30 hectares and is located in an area Sessera, in the heart of the Minervois. The climate - dry, features a large number of sunny days, favorable for viticulture difference between day and night air temperature, good aeration.
In the Minervois dominated by clay-marl soil that former owners Domain used very inefficiently. Therefore, the current owners have to spend a lot of effort to restore the terroir and grow the best grapes. It uses biodynamic methods:
- Handle the entire surface of the wine estates, it is fertilized with organic substances and preparations used in biodynamic systems;
- A large number of vines trimmed to limit the yield to 35 hectoliters per hectare;
- The density of new plantings is 8,000 vines per hectare.