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Domaine Rotier Les Gravels Red 2011 – Gaillac

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Varietal: 25% Braucol, 40% Duras, 20% Syrah, 15% Prunelart

Tasting Notes
Color – dark purple
Nose – black fruit, mingling with notes of liquorice and pepper
Mouth – Fruity, fleshy wine with firm but gentle tannins

Food Pairing: It should be served between 16 and 18°C and matches particularly well with the typical dishes of the Southwest : cassoulet, duck as well as grilled red meats. It may be cellared for 8-10 years

Rating – Wine Enthusiast : 88pts

SKU: 2491-11 Categories: ,

Description

Domaine Rotier

Les Gravels 2011

Gaillac

Soil and climate: The vines are planted on a plateau corresponding to the 2° terrace of the Tarn river. The Domaine Rotier Terroir is composed of very nice gravelly soils.

Wine Making:  The different grapes ferment separately at 28 – 30°C. Maceration lasts from 3 to 5 weeks, with micro-oxygenation of the wine under the cap. Tank aged for 15 months with micro-oxygenation.

About the winery
Alain ROTIER, Francis MARRE and their team cultivate a family organic vine estate, located in south of Gaillac, on a gravelly plateau corresponding to the middle alluvial terrasse of the Tarn river.

The deep bond between the vine-growers and their terroir here gives birth to great Gaillac wines, reflections of unspoiled nature. Born for a large part of local grape varieties Duras(red) and Len de l’El (white), they are original and unique.

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