big spicy wine, requires big red meat flavours

The "N°7" cuvée takes its name from the number of grape varieties used in the blend, which is made only one month before bottling. Its profile makes it unique and surprising, its quality makes it our best ambassador on the finest tables of France, Europe and the United States.

VARIETIES:

Blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Carignan and Cinsault.

APPEAL:

PGI Côtes de Thongue 

GROUND:

Clay-limestone

BASEMENT:

Gravel and pebbles

PERFORMANCE: 

hectolitres per hectare

AGE OF THE VINES:

20 years old

MODE OF CULTIVATION:

Strict pruning, natural grassing

HARVEST:

Green harvesting if necessary, sorting of the harvest

VINIFICATION:

Long maceration of each grape variety in open vats. 

BREEDING:

Each plot and each grape variety is followed separately for a 12-month ageing in new oak barrels. The wine is aged for 1 to 2 wines. 

DESCRIPTION:

Purple colour, deep and brilliant. Complex nose with aromas of black fruits, coffee, mocha and spices (black pepper). Rich and velvety on the palate, a modern wine with smoky notes. 

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING:

Serve with local dishes, duck breast, game on the spit but also with a leg of lamb or a nice piece of meat. 

IDEAL TEMPERATURE:

16 to 18°C. Decant 1 to 2 hours before serving. Cellaring potential: 8 to 10 years.

No 7 Domaine la Croix Belle

17,00 €Price

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