Château JOLIET - Red Wine - Négrette 2016
2011: 1 star - Guide Hachette des Vins 2014
14,5 / 20 - Revue des Vins de France 2013 ( p.296 )
Négrette : 100%
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 ".
Négrette Fronton is the grape par excellence. Old for over 1000 years, our secret is to know the work . The harvest date is difficult to determine because it is an extremely sensitive grape climate change . His choice will be decisive in order to preserve all its aromatic potential, which makes its typicality . The beans are picked when ripe, freed from their raid in order to avoid herbaceous taste, then put into tanks . Fermentation temperatures are firmly mastered and juices worked smoothly to reveal and refine its tannic and aromatic potential. The wine is aged 6 months in tank.
This wine is 100% Négrette a selection of our best plots and results in two words: Elegance and Refinement . This wine with a complex aromatic bouquet is appreciated in its first year . With a cherry-red color , aromas of red berries , violet and peony accompanying flexibility in the mouth with notes of liquorice and pepper .
ASSOCIATED FOOD / WINE
This wine is drunk within two years after the harvest . It harmonizes with simply prepared foods ( entrees, meats, grilled meats, etc. . ) And supports fish en papillote , sauce . Serving temperature: chambered , 17 ° C , but can be drunk chilled , from 14 to 15 ° C.
Bottle " Bordeaux " Type 75 cl - 6 bottles