||Mediterranean climate with oceanic influences, bringing out the freshness and structure of this exceptional wine. Altitude: 80 m. a.s.l.
||Soil consisting of limestone-clay terraces with time-worn pebbles, in the windswept Minervois terroir.
||Pre-fermentation cold maceration lasting 5-6 days to gently extract the pigments and aromas found in the grape skins. Alcoholic fermentation in low-capacity temperature-controlled stainless steel vats (40-100 hl) for plot-by-plot vinification. Maceration lasting 3-4 weeks with daily punching down and pumping over to gently extract the full richness from the grapes.
||12 months in French oak barrels (60% barrels of one wine, 40% barrels of two wines), with a special selection of the finest grapes to develop the wines’ length and finesse.
||Enjoy with a beef and Szechuan pepper, a wild boar stew in grand veneur sauce or a duck parmentier.
||Price Foncalieu Le Lien Rouge 2013 € 31.34