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Domaine de L'Hortus

Aromas of small bays, scrubland and vanilla.
Powerful but rounded tannins.

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Domaine de L'Hortus

Grande Cuvée 2019

Pic Saint Loup AOP

France - Languedoc


The field of Hortus, owned by the family Orliac is installed in the valley between the Pic Saint Loup and Hortus near Valflaunès.
Syrah and Mourvedre dominate Grenache aged in barrels for aging allows for great wines.
The winery and cellar wood are built in a beautiful setting amidst the pines.

The wines produced are references to the name Pic Saint Loup.
Jean Orliac constantly looking concentrated fruit and purity.

Great Vintages are the standard and deserve a few years of patience to develop their delicacies.
La Bergerie de L'Hortus techniques are wines produced in three colors, frank, soft and silky, easier.

60% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Grenache

Brown soil developed on limestone scree Cretaceous
Gradient 10 to 20%,
Elevation 150 to 200 m,
Southeast exposure for Mourvedre (under the cliff of the Hortus)
North-east exposure for Syrah (under the cliff of the Pic Saint Loup)
Through exposure to the Grenache.

Classic (vintage broken and crushed)
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature,
Maximum temperature of 32 ° C,
Vatting 25 to 30 days
Pumping bi-daily in the first half of fermentation, and then daily.

In Bordeaux barrels, Allier oak, heating medium,
New wood 2/3, wooden wine 1/3, 15 months.

Aromas of small bays, scrubland and vanilla.
Powerful but rounded tannins.
A wine store five years in your cellar.

Style of wine:
Structured red wine terroir very good guard.

Food pairing:
Sautéed lamb with peas and rosemary.
The winery:
Aging potential of 8 years.
75 cl.
14% volume.
contains sulfites
Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health.
Consume with moderation.
"The consumption of alcoholic drinks during pregnancy, even in small amounts, can have serious consequences on the health of the child"

Country : France
Region: Languedoc wine
Naming of wines : Pic Saint Loup AOP
Color : Red wine
Type of farming: conventional agriculture
Vintage : 2019
Keep : Childcare potential of 8 years and over
Style of wines : Typical red wine and round
Grapes: Syrah, Mourvèdre, Black Grenache

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