Francia / Languedoc-Roussillon
Seductive red dessert wine made from organically grown grapes from the hills of Maury, about 30 km NW of Perpignan. Decomposed shale and brown mark soils, with southern exposure. Manual harvest and certified biodynamic cultivation. 16,5% vol.
Appellation: Maury Vin Doux Naturel
Grape Variety: 90% Grenache, 5% Macabeo & 5% Carignan.
Winemaking: Fermented in stainless steel vats using natural yeasts from de-stemmed grapes. Fermentation stopped by the addition of alcohol ("mutage") followed by 30 days maceration before ageing in outdoors in glass demijohns for one year. Then aged for an average of 30 years in large French oak vats (35,000 liters).
Tasting Notes: Residual sugar 92 gr./l. Best enjoyed: 2023 to 2026.
Presentation: Cardboard boxes of 6 bottles of 75 cl.each with an individual carton
Availability: Very limited.
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