Cuvée Prieur Red Wine - 2016

€10.80
VAT included

Our reds wines from the Prieur AOC Côtes de Provence 2016 vintage are matured in the oak barrel, in order to bring them silky, fat and roundness to make wines accompanying gourmet meals. They are sure to delight all palates.

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The elegance and nobility of this cuvée positions our Château Saint-Pierre estate among the greatest vintages of Côtes de Provence. These wines from the marriage of grapes and wood will give birth to products, both tender, powerful and harmonious, testifying to a know-how that has been perpetuated over the generations.

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Vinification:

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After being delicately picked, the grapes are placed in tanks and heated for a few hours in order to extract the maximum of aromas. The wine obtained will be aged in barrels for 6 to 8 months, this wine will be bottled directly without undergoing filtration.

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Grape varieties:

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80% Syrah: A great grape variety from the Rhône valley, Syrah is one of the grape varieties that has conquered the world, from Chile to Australia, where it is called Shiraz. Flourishing in hot climates, it produces intense, spicy and very attractive wines. Tannic without being rough, and keeping a good acidity, the Syrah wines are concentrated and structured. It will bring notes of pepper, liquorice, violet, leather and blackcurrant

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20% Cabernet-Sauvignon: The most planted grape variety in the world, Cabernet-Sauvignon is the king of Médoc and Graves wines. It flourishes particularly on warm gravel soils and knows how to give great aging wines. This grape offers tannic and powerful red wines, requiring a few years of aging before reaching its peak. It will bring touches of cassis, chocolate, pepper, mint or light tobacco.

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Tasting:

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Color: Prieur red wine has a beautiful garnet color with medium intensity

Nose: This wine has a powerful and complex nose, with aromas of tobacco, vanilla, smoky notes, red fruit, cassis and raspberry.

Taste: The attack is frank, the wine full with tannins present. It offers a good richness with a lot of volume on the palate and a very good aromatic persistence.

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Food and wine pairing:

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Its power makes it a perfect wine for red meats and especially game.