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Traditions (Limestone terraces)

Tradition Red (AOP Saint-Chinian)

Blend

40 % Syrah

40 % Grenache noir

10 % Mourvèdre

10 % Carignan

 

Terroir

Limestone terraces

South - South West exposure hillsides

30 to 90 years old vines

Yields 35 hl/ha



Vinification

Traditional vinifications with long macerations. Extraction by «rack and return» technic and «punch down» only.
Oak ageing during 12 months in french barrels for 20% of the selection.



Tasting

Robe: deep with violet highlights. Nose: complex griotte cherry, violet and licorice. 1st taste refreshing with blackcurrant aromas. Palate: rich and fleshy with velvety tannins, lovely well balanced wine with long ending and moka notes. Ready to taste but can be kept for 5 to 7 years in good conditions.



Serving suggestions

Grilled meat, meat in sauce, game, and cheese. Braised rib beef, duck with olives, lamb stew, roast pork, Provencale snails, roast pigeon, stuffed shoulder of lamb, calf's sweetbread, saint nectaire, bleu d'auvergne, tome de vache, picodons and other small goats cheese, as well as other dishes according to your imagination and cooking skills.

In the same range
DOMAINE DE VIRANEL