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Rhône Valley | AOC Duché d'Uzès
Grape varieties: Shiraz, Grenache
Tasting notes: Intense ruby colour with violet highlights. An explosion of black fruit, black pepper combined with liquorice and tobacco notes when agitated. Well balanced, with a harmonious texture. Long fruity and spicy aftertaste.
Food matches: Fillet of beef, roasted saddle of lamb with fresh herbs, chicken breast stuffed with black mushrooms, strong cheeses, spicy dishes, dark chocolate-based dessert. Best served at 14-16°C / 58°F-60°F
Serving temperature: 14-16°C (57-61°F)
Winemaking: De-stalked grapes – daily pumping over – Long maceration in concrete vats (3 weeks) – ageing: contact with oak for 6 months. Careful vinification to preserve the fruit and the finesse of these Syrah.
Soil: Clay and limestone
Climate: Mediterranean, with high temperatures and exceptional sun during the day and fresh nights, ideal for the Syrah grape.
Aging: Ageing: contact with oak for 6 months.
Barton & Guestier / Château Magnol
87 rue du Dehez - 33290 Blanquefort - FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0)5 56 95 48 00