Velours 2013 Languedoc Montpeyroux - Domaine L’Aiguelière

Velours - or Velvet - is a complex and refreshing wine and its name is exactly what you feel when tasting this wine. This red wine boasts wonderful aromas of ripe black fruit with notes of toast, chocolate and vanilla. Ageing in oak barrels provide a very nice complexity here, with both fat and fine tannins on the finish. This cuvée is an excellent choice for as a medium to full-bodied red from the south of France!

Silver Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2016

Decanter: 90/100

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£ 11.90 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Domaine L’Aiguelière
2013
AOP Languedoc Montpeyroux
Languedoc
Dry Red wine
55% Syrah
40% Grenache
5% Mourvèdre
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2028
2 hours before, ideally decanted
16-17°C
Rib of Beef, Lamb rack, game
  Body Body Scale Red Wine Barrel.png Technical stuff
  Oak Fruit Scale Red Wine  
Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay and limestone
Sustainable agriculture
35 years old
Mechanical
14%
Oak barrels
  Fruit Fruit Scale Red Wine
Expert.png What experts say

90/100 "A rich, mouth-filling wine with dark cherry, sweet tobacco and great minerality. There are plentiful smooth tannins and a bitter anise flavour, that endures well on the long finish."

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Silver Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2016

 

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