Château MONTAURIOL - Red Wine - Cuvée Mons Aureolus 2014
2010: Gold Medal at the Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2011
NAME AOC FRONTON
Syrah : 25 %
Cabernet Franc 25%
This wine comes from our best plots on the gravelly . The result is a complex wine , powerful and balanced. These vines are aged 25 to 45 years with a planting density of 4500 plants / ha.
Yields are purposely low, less than 40 hl / ha with a suckering in the strain and systematic harvesting green all varieties.
2012: superb vintage . em> A classic year for the region with a relatively mild winter and a rainy spring . A classic summer, warm and relatively dry and sunny harvest allowed to harvest mature . With the good weather , so we got a really exceptional in quality flavors and silky tannins vintage.
After malolactic fermentation, the wine spends twelve months in French oak barrels , renewed by a quarter each year. To harmonize the flavors of wine and oak barrels of different , assembly takes place in oak barrels of 50 hl where he stayed 12 months before bottling.
To very deep ruby red and purple hues .
Powerful nose , velvety, with hints of ripe fruit aromas with hints of oak and spice.
The perfect marriage of négrette and Syrah combines power and complexity. The aromas of roasting and leather cabernet sauvignon and woody notes blend with the finesse of the tannins.
Serve at a temperature of 16 ° C with grilled meats or sauce ( stew ) , game and fatty cheeses.
and WINNERS PRESS
Gold Medal at the Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2011
2 stars - Hachette wine guide 2011
75 cl bottle - 6 bottles