Wine "Quintessence", Cotes du Ventoux, 2014
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Reviews of purchase "Quintessence", Cotes du Ventoux, 2014
Wine of deep ruby-purple color.
The taste of wine is fresh, with juicy notes of black and blue fruit, floral and liquorice undertones. Subtle nuances of garrigue give aftertaste charming sophistication.
The wine has a luxurious, clean scent with notes of blackberry, licorice, pepper and nuances of white flowers.
The wine has a wide range of gastronomic combinations. It is served with meat sauce and grilled red meat, wild boar stew and venison and wild rabbit. "Quintessence" will make a perfect pair of feathered game, especially stuffed with truffles, soft cheeses such as camembert and brie, pate, scrambled eggs with truffles and unusual dishes such as lobster in red wine sauce or lobster soup.
Paul and Edith Chaudière Falls began production of this cuvée in 1990, and named it "Quintessence" is not accidental - the creators wanted to emphasize this extraordinary concentrated is wine. Elegant red wine from Chateau Pesquie produced only in the best years of good harvest grape varieties Syrah and Grenache, but not every vintage becomes "Quintessence". Age of vines is 50-60 years. The collected carefully sorted berries are separated by ridges and gently pressed. Fermented wine in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature. Next wine aged for 12 months in French oak barrels, 60% of which - new.
Paul and Edith Chaudière Falls, having worked for a long time, doctors decided to make drastic changes in their lives and realize the old dream: to become the head of the family winery. In 1989, both the family and the Chaudière Falls Bastide (Edith relatives) who own vineyards Chateau sand, made the fateful decision to combine their creative and financial efforts to build your own wine production. Premises were built winery and cellar. The winery is built on the site of the cherry orchard, in a small ravine and located halfway in the ground to harvest coming to the winery, gravity, gravity flows into the tank. For 20 years, the area of vineyards and wineries, as well as production increased Chateau sand several times, and now the manufacturer rightfully occupies a leading place in the Cotes du Ventoux appeal. Four words in the motto of the best pass winemaking philosophy Chateau sand: "Quality, Tradition, Ecology and Dynamics."