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Côtes de Provence Red

A quality red from the Jules range, this light and fruity AOC Côtes de Provence is the perfect expression of the red wines of the appellation.

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Soil
Rocky and limy clay with southern exposure at 160 meters altitude.

Climate
2014 is an unusual vintage. After a relatively cold and rainy summer, disturbed by an episode of hail, a cool autumn slowed the maturation process, while an expressive vintage. It is characterized by nice, refined and aromatic wines.

Grape Varieties
80% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Harvest
Mechanically with yields of 40hl/ha.

Wine-Making
Maceration for 15 days with regular pump-overs and temperature control between 28-30°C. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

Maturing and bottling
Aged in tanks. After a light filtration, the wines are blended to be bottled.

Tasting Notes
Intense garnet-red color with violet reflects. Expressive nose of red fruits: cherry, blackberry and blackcurrant, on a bed of garrigue aromas (rockrose and thyme). The palate is structured with young tannins, crunchy and full of fruits. Final on pepper; a young fruity wine.

Meal Suggestion
Barbecue, grilled chicken, lasagna, moussaka.

Awards


2012: China Wine Awards

Press

Guide des Vins de Provence 2014/2015
Eye: Purple garnet. Nose: elegant, complex, ripe, grenadine, cocoa, red fruits. Palate: tender and greedy, light and melted, back on the strawberry, beautiful finish. Bottom line: A lovely, all-season wine, the kind of red to drink refreshed for fun. 3 stars. A quality wine to follow

Guide des Vins de Provence 2009/2010
Eye: garnet supported. Nose: delicate black fruit, tar, an animal touch, liquorice, ripe fruit. Palate: aromas of the nose, rich, fine tannins melted, vegetal finish and blackcurrant.