Château JOLIET - Red Wine - Tradition 2015
2012: Gold Medal - Concours des Vins du Sud Ouest Toulouse 2013
Negrette : 40%
Syrah : 30%
Cabernet Sauvignon : 30%
The vineyard extends on the alluvial terraces of the left bank of the Tarn , between Toulouse and Montauban. Soils encountered in the appellation are poor soils conducive to the production of quality wine . These are boulbènes (rich in silt ) , goatfish ( silty clay ) and severe ( silty gravel ) . These soils are thin, washed , decalcified , acids, low in organic matter but rich in iron and silica.
At the confluence of oceanic and Mediterranean influences , the climate is characterized by abundant sunshine , low and steady diet of rain gives winters and spring generally rainy and summers hot and dry autumns. Drought is often accentuated by the famous " southerly wind ."
The beans are harvested at maturity , freed from their raid to avoid herbaceous taste, then put into tanks . The alcoholic fermentation is carried out and reasoned in order to preserve the character of each grape variety . The tanks are thermo and grapes vinified separately .
The wine is aged 12 months in tank.
In this wine , Négrette is associated with other varieties of the appellation Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah . The wine has a beautiful crimson dress supported and fruity nose reveals aromas of cassis, blackberry and ripe pepper . The palate is round with the flesh, the tannins are mellow and aromatic finish ( red fruit ) evolving towards more vegetal notes (mushrooms, undergrowth ) . A beautiful wine in the tradition of the Castle.
ASSOCIATED FOOD / WINE
This wine has a good balance and will continue to evolve harmoniously for 2 years.
He successfully accompany red meat , a duck or goose confit .
Serving temperature: at room between 17 and 18 ° C
Bottle " Bordeaux " Type 75 cl - 6 bottles