Ortalécia

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  • PGI Pays de Cucugnan
  • 2017
  • 47% Syrah - 37% Grenache - 16% Carignan
  • 43% barrel-aged
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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 : 17.5 years

LAND :

62% grenaches come from the Termenès terroir between the villages of Rouffiac-des-Corbières and Mongaillard at an altitude of 450 metres. The soil is composed of sandstone arena. It benefits from a cool Mediterranean climate with a slight Atlantic influence.

38% of the Grenache, Carignan and Syrah grapes come from the Quéribus terroir in the Cucugnan and Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse valley.

Clay-limestone colluvium soil, located at an altitude of 300-400 metres. The climate is typically Mediterranean, tempered by the altitude.

WINE MAKING :
Vinification with de-stemmed grapes at 81%. Fermentation for 6 to 8 days then the
The vatting period lasts from 25 to 30 days depending on the container, with pumping over and two or three
three delestages. Run-off and pressing with separation of the presses.
Vinification in carbonic maceration at 19% (2/3 Syrah; 1/3 Carignan) with a
Vatting time of 12 to 15 days.

BREEDING : 43% matured in 1-wine barrels (80%), new barrels (20%) for 12 months and 57% matured in tanks.

NUMBER OF BOTTLES : bottling on 23-24 July 2019.

GUARD : Drink within 8 to 10 years of the vintage.

Percentage of alcohol : 14 % VOL

SERVICE :
18 - 19°C. Goes well with prime rib, spicy dishes and beef bourguignon.

DESCRIPTION:

The mountain with its rocky slopes and the garrigue that clings stubbornly to it. "Ortalécia" 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 of unparalleled tannin finesse and extraordinary aromatics.

TASTING :

Ruby red colour with light garnet tints. Clean and frank nose, red fruits, wild strawberries. The fine and elegant structure leads us to a beautiful expression and a great length. Beautiful roundness that retains freshness and fruit, slightly toasted, with great volume. A wine for laying down that will hold many surprises throughout its life.

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  1. Bertrand Lavielle -

    I was moved as I approached this phallic object. Despite my inclinations, I tasted this nectar. It is fabulously wonderful. Thank you GARDENERS!

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  2. Vanessa Lahargoue -

    Good quality, very good

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  3. Mehdi El Hafed Pocard -

    I think I've found the taste of happiness again... It's this wine ❤️

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  5. Aurianis Bal -

    Very friendly welcome, good advice, very competitive prices. I recommend it.

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