An exceptional wine! Dress gold brick is declining on mahogany. Intense nose on rancio, curry, dried fruit, as well as peat and grilled almonds. The mouth is powerful, mesmerizing, supported by a remarkable aromatic freshness. Interminable final notes of candied orange, Apricot and almond green zest.
A dry rancio of 2008 with a century-old base macabeu. The system called Solera keeping a perpetual barrel is practiced on this wine. It is ouillé new wine when taken part of its contents for bottling.
Aged about years in old oak barrels before release. Yellow of the Jura and Jerez aficionados will appreciate this rancio of exception!
This 0%Maccabeu is all small yields (20 hl/ha) on 50 years vineyards. A vinified wine as cleanly as possible, using indigenous yeasts, without sticking or filtration.
Despite its 17 °, mouth has a nice freshness
The development of a dry rancio:
The sugar has been converted into alcohol. High oxidative mode like wine transferred and put up for sale five years after harvest (the area of Rancy years!).
Often compared to wines yellow of the Jura and the Jerez Andalusian or even the finos and the manzanillas. The most traditional technique is to practice a system called Solera keeping a perpetual barrel. It is ouillé new wine when taken part of its contents for bottling.
All varietals of Roussillon are allowed back in the composition of the dry rancios, but they are most often made from white, grey or black grenache, macabeu or carignan. They always amber after farming regardless of the original color. The dry rancios are classified in IGP Catalan sides or side of vermilion.
Argilo-limestone and schist soils on slopes of Commons of Latour de France, Estagel, Montner and Estagel
Vines of 50 averaged
Control of the maturity of the grapes
Back to the minimum harvest to 15 °
At the winery
Direct pressing: 35 hectos Sutter
No industrial yeast, yeast of the terroir
Slow fermentation-15 days with temperature control
Ageing on the Lees, in vats concrete for 8 months then breeding in old oak casks for years (for type rancio oxidation research).
° - 15 °
Agree suggestion food wine
Anchovy, herring smoked, tapas, cCatalan harcuteries, dry ham, manchego, old stilton, chocolat black 80%, pistachio macarons
about 17 hectares hectares are devoted to the production of Rivesaltes.
|Type of products||Wines|
|Appellation||IGP Côtes catalanes|
|Cuvee's name||Rancio sec Macabeu|
|Grape varieties||100% Macabeu|
|Main grape variety||Macabeu|
|Time to open||2018 - 2030|
|Medal - Guide review||No|
|Tourism / discovery trail||No|