Domaine Peter Sichel Red
25,00€ VAT INCLUDED
- PGI Pays de Cucugnan
- 47% Syrah - 37% Grenache - 16% Carignan
- 43% aged in new barrels
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★ No chemicals are used on the estate
★ Organic and biodynamic certifications (in progress)
★ Work in the vineyard and the cellar carried out according to the lunar cycle
★ Each vineyard plot is surrounded by trees (Agro-forestry)
★ Choice of recycled paper for our labels
AVERAGE AGE OF THE VINES : 17 years old
Terroir of Quéribus, in the valley of Cucugnan and Duilhac-Sous-Peyrepertuse: soil
of clay-limestone colluvium, situated at an altitude of 300-400 metres. The climate is
typically Mediterranean, tempered by the altitude.
-75% of the Grenaches come from the Terroir de Termenès between the villages of
Rouffiac-des-Corbières and Montgaillard at an altitude of 450 metres. The soil is
composed of sandstone arenas. It benefits from a Mediterranean climate cooled by
altitude and under a slight Atlantic influence.
WINE MAKING :
- Vinification with destemmed grapes for 88%. Fermentation for 6 to 8 days
then the vatting lasts from 25 to 30 days depending on the container with pumping over and
two or three delestages. Run-off and pressing with separation of the presses.
- Carbonic maceration for 12% (1/2 Syrah - 1/2 Carignan) with
a vatting period of 12 to 15 days.
BREEDING : 90% matured in 2-wine barrels for 12 months and 10% matured in vats.
BOTTLING : bottling on 25 June 2020 of 19,700 bottles.
GUARD : Drink within 8 to 10 years of the vintage
PERCENTAGE ALCOHOL : 14 % VOL
18 - 19°C. Accompanies a fine rib of beef, spicy dishes, a good meal or an aperitif.
The mountain with its rocky slopes and the garrigue that clings to it with
stubbornness. The red "Vallée de Cucugnan" is a cuvée made with
a majority of Syrah. A warrior, the Syrah survives despite all the difficulties of a
dry and windy climate. It offers us a wine with an unparalleled finesse of tannins and
with an extraordinary aromatic character.
Ruby red colour with light garnet tints. Clean and frank nose, red fruits, wild strawberries.
wood. The fine and elegant structure leads us to a beautiful expression and a
great length. Beautiful roundness that retains freshness and fruit, slightly
toasted, full-bodied. A wine for ageing that will hold many surprises throughout its life.
of his life.