Wine Domaine de Courbissac, Minervois AOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase Domaine de Courbissac, Minervois AOC, 2010
Wine red ruby color.
The wine has a soft and elegant taste with silky tannins and notes of black currants in a graceful finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of prunes, cinnamon and vanilla.
Wine is served to the red and white meat, it is recommended in combination with cheese.
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. Before vinification berries are carefully selected. 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.