Domaine la Rouviole - Cuvee Selection AC Minervois 2012Lasting Finish
Available 26th Nov 2016
Country of OriginFrance
- Food MatchGame
- Food MatchRoasted Dishes
- Grape TypeGrenache/Garnacha
- Grape TypeSyrah/Shiraz
- Quality DesignationAC
- WinemakerDomaine La Rouviole
A subtle blend of ripe red fruits with vanilla, oaky notes and a velvety smooth texture and lasting finish.
Serve: At 14 - 16c with game, mushroom sauce dishes or roast lamb.
Minervois is a appellation for distinctive Red Wines from the western Languedoc in France.
In general they are more supple than those produced in Corbieres, just to the south.
The Minervois title also covers white and rose wines.
Harvested by hand only, traditional vinification. 12 months in French oak barrels (40% second year & 60% third year barrels.)