Chateau Juvenal - La Terre du Petit Homme 2016 Grenache Syrah, France
Appellation: AOC Ventoux, Organic
Grape varieties: Blend of Grenache 50% Syrah 40% Mourvèdre 10%
Age of the vines: 30 to 50 years old
Terroir: Clay and limestone, south facing
Harvest: Manual, at full maturity
Vinification: Long maceration with numerous air discharges. Aging on lees in vats (Grenache and Mourvèdre) and in barrels (Syrah) for 15 months
This wine has a nose of sweet spices, black cherries and small red fruits. Its palate is smooth, dense, elegant with silky tannins. Notes of liquorice and Madagascar vanilla dominate the finish.
Food and wine pairings:
Will go wonderfully with game, a veal chop from Aubrac to morels....