Our Nectar red 2005 is a powerful and refined wine, aromatic and with a nice length. Worthy ambassador to the Provence wines, it offers a rich aromatic palette and a concentrated texture. This is a quality wine to be kept in a cellar, a perfect southern wine to promote Provence!
2005 was an exceptional vintage for Provence reds. A great balance between heat and humidity helped shape this vintage into a model of balance.
Old vines of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.
Manual harvesting at 40hl/ha.
Maceration during 21 days, fermentaion for a month, extraction through regular pump-overs load-shedding. Long stay in tank with temperature control at 25-28°C.
Maturing and Bottling
Matured in french oak cask for 12 month. Medium heat, fine grain. Best drunk within 8 to 15 years.
Purple color, rich and expressive nose, on notes of ripe fruits. Elegant wine, it is ample and structured. Notes of dark cherry and liquorice mix with notes of leather and vanilla. The mouth is large, with hints of white pepper, stewed berries. The final shows nice structured tannins.
Roast venison on pepper sauce, venison, rich pasta dishes, salami, or robust cheeses.
2008: Concours des Vignerons Indépendants - Silver Medal