Noir Métal - 2017 - Antony Tortul
A nose of black fruits, with vegetal, smoke and chocolate notes... Palate: power and freshness, depth and spice, a wine crafted for ageing.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2027
A blended cuvée: 60% Cabernet Franc (66 years old) and 40% Alicante, grown on iron-rich clay-limestone soils in the commune of Cessenon-sur-Orb (in the Saint-Chinian appellation area). An almost purely symbolic yield: 5 hl/ha! Vinification: a parcel of old vines facing north and very late ripening, vinified by millefeuille (in successive layers of grapes, some destemmed and other whole cluster, etc...) Maceration 45 days in earthenware jars, matured in vats for 10 months. Neither filtered nor fined, with zero sulphur added. 1500 bottles produced.
Antony Tortul is a young négociant, vinifying and maturing wines from Gaillac to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, with the Languedoc being his favourite playground. When it comes to buying grapes, Antony makes simple, savvy choices, opting for old vines and beautiful terroirs invariably farmed organically or biodynamically. What follows are simple, respectful, non-interventionist vinifications. Every...All wines
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