Carra 2016 Pic Saint Loup - Château de Lascaux


Pic Saint Loup is a specific appellation in Languedoc, covering a small mountain called... Pic Saint Loup (658 meters). The altitude provides wide temperature variations from day to night, allowing healthy and well matured grapes for an increased freshness. This bottle at a sweet price is the good opportunity to try this appellation. It exhibits ripe red fruit aromas with notes of spices and leather and an elegant finish. Great value for the price here.

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Pic Saint Loup is a specific appellation in Languedoc, covering a small mountain called... Pic Saint Loup (658 meters). The altitude provides wide temperature variations from day to night, allowing healthy and well matured grapes for an increased freshness. This bottle at a sweet price is the good opportunity to try this appellation. It exhibits ripe red fruit aromas with notes of spices and leather and an elegant finish. Great value for the price here.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château de Lascaux
2016
AOC Languedoc, Pic Saint Loup
Languedoc
Dry Red Wine
60% Syrah
40% Grenache
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2022
2 hours before, ideally decanted
16-18°C
 Braised lamb shoulder, beef casserole.
 
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Soil
Vineyard
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay and limestone
Organic, 45 hectares
Manual
14.5%
Stainless steel vats
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Expert.pngWhat experts say  
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90/100 "Pure black cherry, blackberry and licorice notes are matched with savory spice and herbal details in this medium-bodied red. Fresh acidity and moderate tannins structure the mineral-infused finish." (previous vintage)

  

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Carra 2016 Pic Saint Loup - Château de Lascaux

Carra 2016 Pic Saint Loup - Château de Lascaux

Pic Saint Loup is a specific appellation in Languedoc, covering a small mountain called... Pic Saint Loup (658 meters). The altitude provides wide temperature variations from day to night, allowing healthy and well matured grapes for an increased freshness. This bottle at a sweet price is the good opportunity to try this appellation. It exhibits ripe red fruit aromas with notes of spices and leather and an elegant finish. Great value for the price here.