Châtelain Ramel Grande Reserve, AOC Minervois

15.50

Dominated by Carignan, this is a Minervois which will wow the senses and really impress with its value for money.

The fruit for the Ramel Grand Cuvee were sourced from the Domaine de la Baquiere Estate, within the heart of the Languedoc Wine Region. From 23 hectares of vineyard on the slopes of the Montagne Noire where the Ramel-Mazard family winemaking dates back to 1726, forming traditional methods of production, with the fruit harvested by hand and each grape variety vinified separately in stainless steel.

This is a medium/full bodied with bright ruby edge. Interesting and attractive nose, sweet blackberry, plum notes with a smoky, meaty complexion. Cherry notes too. Medium weight palate with sweet blackberry fruit, mocha and cherry tones. Tannins are grippy but well balanced and the 14% alcohol well integrated. Would suit Duck very well, or slow cooked meats stew style dishes.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Intense red with crimson reflects
Nose The nose is deep with candid cherries and liquorice notes
Palate The mouth is medium to full-bodied and we find the same aromas as on the nose

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 80% Carignan, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre
Alcohol % 14%
Style Medium full bodied red
Estate/Producer Ramel-Mazard Family
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon Sub-Region: Minervois
Vintage 2019
Making Techniques  This particular wine was harvested by hand and fermented in stainless steel. Finished with 12 months in Oak.
Closure Cork

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