Story

Location
Overlooking the Canal du Midi, Chateau d'Argens is an impressive manor house situated at the heart of the village of the same name, which for a long time formed part of the Lordship of Sérame. Argens, originally known as Villa Arsegii (881), takes its name from the sandstone and clay soils (argilla in Latin) of the surrounding countryside which zere renowned for their fine quality. Today, the range of terroirs and grape varieties available allow us to offer subtle, complex, full - bodied wines.
In the vineyard
The grape varieties assembled to make up this vintage are vinified with minimal use of additives.
Vinification
Harvested at full maturity, the different grape varieties are vinified seperately with a limited use of additives. Cold maceration (8°) before fermenting for the Syrah and Grenache followed by fermenting and extraction at around 27° to optimise the extraction of the tannins.
Ageing
Partially aged in oak.
Varietals
Syrah : 40%
Grenache noir : 30%
Mourvèdre : 30%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 13,5 ABV
AB Agriculture Biologique

Advice

Serving
Service temperature between 16 et 18°
Ageing potential
5 years
Tasting notes
A deep red color with garnet reflections, this wine offers aromas of ripe fruits with notes of vanilla. From the attack on the palate we observe beautiful and dense tannins. Fine and full due to the black fruits. The finish is long and ends with a nice balance between tannins, fruit and freshness.
Food and wine pairings
The deep red of this wine is highlighted with garnet reflection. Beautiful and fresh, the nose speaks through a point of eucalyptus that reveals riper, fruitier notes.
The velvety tannins reveal the ageing in oak and carry onto the palate by the sweet aromas of vanilla and spices such as nutmeg.

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