Noir Métal - 2015 - 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
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
100% Cabernet Franc (65 years old), 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, 45 days of maceration of the whole clusters in earthenware jars, matured in vats for one year. Neither filtered nor fined, with zero sulphur added. 1500 bottles produced.
Antony Tortul from La Sorga is an emblematic figure of French natural wine! As a negociant, he vinifies and ages wines from Gaillac to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, with the Languedoc being his favourite playground. When it comes to buying grapes, he travels the South of France looking for beautiful terroirs invariably farmed organically or biodynamically. What follows are simple, respectful,...All wines
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