Olla Rouge - 2018 - Tom Lubbe - Magnum
Olla in the Catalan language means "the pot": and this cuvée is a real pot of jam! A clear nose, and as you’d expect from the name, very fruit-driven... Cherry, raspberry, redcurrant... A thirst-quenching cuvée, very easy drinking and light. And this pot has 12% ABV, so you can dive right in, especially since we know it’s sulphur free from A to Z.
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2024
A blend of 70% Grenache Noir, 20% Grenache Gris and 10% Macabeu. From old vines grown on a clay-limestone terroir, with red soils rich in iron. The estate is certified organic and uses biodynamic farming techniques. Yields: 25 hl/ha. Harvesting by hand, simultaneously for all grapes. Vinification: co-fermentation of red, gris and white grapes in whole clusters for 2 weeks in cement vats, with indigenous yeasts, then matured 8 months in vats, without filtering. Zero sulphur added!
Thomas Lubbe hails from South Africa. In France, he was one of the finest students of Gérard Gauby, thanks to whom he met Nathalie, Gérard’s sister, with whom he settled in 2001 in Calce, in a still unspoilt environment, where they founded the Domaine Matassa. After starting out small, the estate would slowly grow in size. Thomas would acquire old, high altitude parcels where he produces...All wines
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