Deep, intense ruby red. Fine, elegant and complex on the nose, with a blend of black fruit and coffee aromas.
A very rich attack followed by a quite mature consistency and silky tannins. Fine, precise woody mouth aromas. An exceptional Madiran, powerful and complex, with unusual potential. This wine can very easily be kept for 7 to 10 years.
- 100% Tannat
The wines come from vines 30 years old on average. They are planted on slopes that are:
• clayish-calcareous... Terroir de Saint Lanne
• clayish-gravelly... Terroir d’Aydie
• clayish with a rounded pebbles... Terroir de Moncaup
Hand harvesting. Cold pre-fermentation maceration (10 to 12°C) for five days in wooden tanks. Long maceration for 30 days. Vinification at 25°C. Extraction by crushing and pumping over
Aging in oak tuns and barrels (12-15 months). Bottling after aging for 20 months
Food and wine combinations
Serve at room temperature with game (pigeon stew, boar stew), duck breast, red meats (grilled rib goat cheeses of beef) or Pyrenees goat cheeses.