Clos du Centurion rouge 2017
AOC CORBIÈRES – BOUTENAC
The grapes from 4 micro-plots (representing 4 ha in total) are picked manually. Pressing is slow and delicate.
Clos du Centurion is made from century-old Carignans, vinified in carbonic maceration.
For Grenache and Mourvèdre, classic vinification under controlled temperature.
The wine rests for 6 months in vats before being put in to French oak barrels.
Vintage:Le clos du Centurion
Capacity: 75 cl
Box of 6 bottles: :or 16,70€ per bottle
Ecologically sustainable – High Environmental Value – HVE Level 3
Partial destemming, fermentation in cement vats with epoxy resin, partial carbonic maceration
Malolactic fermentation, classic vinification
Matured in oak barrels
Blending, light filtration, traditional cork stopper
Clay-limestone, clay-gravelly soils, rolled pebbles
o Eye: dark and almost opaque, the colour is purple, tinged with inky reflections
Thick teardrops slowly run down the glass.
o Nose: The opulence of the nose is coupled with a rich complexity
The opening is made with aromas of cherry confiture, followed by caramelised apple and spices such as vanilla and cinnamon.
Notes of freshly roasted almond and cocoa bean are then revealed
o Palate: the palate confirms a warm and lively richness
The elegant tannins and the density of the fruit combine voluptuously, giving a perfect balance
Lots of elegance ending with notes of roasting and pine resin
Serving Temperature: between 16° and 17°
Storage: 12 years
FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS
Red meats, game, mature cheeses, cheeses with character