M. CHAPOUTIER - Cotes du Rhone, Belleruche Rouge 2006French Red Wine
The vineyards of the red Cotes du Rhone (Belleruche) extend over the "communes" of Sablet and Seguret, on a silty and stony subsoil.
The grapes are hand harvested at maturity.
100 % destemming. Maceration lasts 15 days and procures a good tannic structure which permits the ageing and guarantees the stability of the wine.
Part of the wine is aged in oak casks, the other part remains in vats. The wine is assembled at the end of spring.
Colour : Garnet red. Nose : Red fruit aromas, mainly Morello cherries. Bouquet : Well-structured, with sustained tannins.
Best paired with all grilled or roast meats.