- Minervois 2013
- Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan
- France > Languedoc-Roussillon
- Red, Dry, Medium-Bodied, Spicy, Soft
- Richly textured Languedoc blends are versatile tablemates.
- Pair with everything from braised chicken or lamb shoulder
- to pasta tossed with sausage and mushrooms.
- Even tuna steaks provençale.
Eyes: Light Purple
Nose: Medium Intensity, developing, black fruits, earthy, red fruits
Mouth: Medium Bodied, dry, medium acidity, light tannin, moderate intensity, medium finish, raspberry, blackberry, spicy
- A tendril of the giant Languedoc cooperative formed by Val d'Orbieu and Uccoar, Chateau Rouviere has been family-owned and operated since 1870. As produced by winemaker, Olivier Dauga, the Grenache and Syrah for their Minervois are de-stemmed and fermented together in tank, while the Mourvèdre is whole cluster pressed. The final blend is matured in cement vats.
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