16.5pts …‘A little smoky but with underlying sweetness, purity, dark fruit, grit and iron. Something a little bruised and something a little defiant. Janis Joplin in a glass. Jancisrobinson.com
TOP 100 wines of the Languedoc ‘coup de coeur’ (2015 Vintage)
Mourvèdre 70% / Syrah 20% / Carignan 10%
Vintage : 2021
Destemmed grapes vinified separately in concrete tank. Blended after malolactic fermentation and aged for 15m in foudre. After a light filtration wine is bottled to a descending moon for stability, with minimal added sulphur to protect the wine.
Drinks particularly well with classic Languedoc cassoulet lamb or duck dishes.
Pairs well with lentil/rice vegetarian dishes, beet burgers, mushrooms and pizza.