Combe Calcaire Red

A powerful and elegant wine. A delight with red meat, game, duck and spicy dishes.
Choice of old vines and terroirs with strong personality.
Serve between 18°C and 20°C.
Best decanted 2 hours before a meal, with stopper in place.

Technical sheet

Name of the wine:

Combe Calcaire Red.

Country / Région:

France/Languedoc.

Terroir:

Terroir de Villeveyrac.

Appellation:

IGP Pays d’Hérault.

Color:

Deep ruby red.

Nose:

Expressive, complex.

Palate: 

Red berries, powerful, round and warm tannin.

Finish:

Structured and balanced, with nice species.

Soil type:

Lime sandstone and Rognacien marl slopes for Cabernet Sauvignon et Merlot. Terroir in front of Mediterranean Sea.

Grape varieties:

30% Syrah, 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Carignan.

Vinification:

Traditional maceration (around 20 days), at 25°C to 32°C. Regular pumping over.

Maturing:

Partial maturing during 12 months.

Yield:

40 – 45 hl/ha

Alcohol:

13,5% Vol.

TO DRINK:

Within 4 to 5 years.

KEEPING:

Wine to keep between 2 and 5 years.

If you especially want to taste this wine’s fruitiness we advise drinking it within the first two years.

However, you may prefer to wait so as to enjoy the wine’s secondary aromas, in which case we suggest drinking it at between three and five years.

As with all wines, the temperature at which it’s kept will dictate how well it keeps. The ideal is between 12°C and 18°C.

TASTING:

Best served between 18°C and 19°C.

To enjoy it best, we advise you to drink this wine with a meal.

Open the bottle one or two hour(s) before serving.

The wine is even better if decanted, to allow its complex characteristics to emerge.

Enjoy your Combe Red with :

Starter:

  • Duck terrine,
  • Cherry tomato quiche.

Main:

  • Guinea fowl tagine with fig and eggplant,
  • Rack of lamb in a herb crust,
  • Grilled breast of duck with summer vegetables.

Desserts :

  • Clafoutis with red berries

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Aniane, mars 2021,

Chers amis de la vallée du Gassac,
Naturellement et dans le respect des consignes du gouvernement pour endiguer l’épidémie de Coronavirus (Covid-19), nous avons pris plusieurs mesures.

Notre priorité est de prendre soin de vous et de nos collaborateurs.

Pour vous, amis clients PARTICULIERS,
Le caveau reste ouvert, hors jours fériés et dimanches, sur RDV, du lundi au samedi de 10h00 à 12h00 et de 14h00 à 18h00.
Le port du masque est obligatoire sur tout le domaine.
Nous continuons d’être à votre écoute par téléphone au 04 67 57 88 41 sinon via l’adresse suivante prives@daumas-gassac.com.

Pour vous, amis clients PROFESSIONNELS, en France où à l’étranger,
L’activité continue !

Le domaine est toujours à votre écoute pour recevoir vos commandes et les expédier. 
En France, en nous écrivant à l’adresse suivante : cavchr@daumas-gassac.com
A l’étranger, via l’adresse : export@daumas-gassac.com

Prenez soin de vous, de vos proches.
Gardons en tête l’essentiel.
A très vite,
La famille Guibert et toute l’équipe du Mas de Daumas Gassac.

Aniane, march 2021,
Dear friends of the Gassac valley,
Naturally and following the government’s guidelines to contain the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic, we have taken several measures.
Our priority is to take care of you and all our staff.

For you, friends and PRIVATE CUSTOMERS,
The Mas de Daumas Gassac cellar remains open except on public holidays and Sundays, by appointment only, Monday to Saturday, from 10 am until noon and 2 pm until 6 pm. A mask has to be worn.
You can contact us via the following address: prives@daumas-gassac.com or by phone on +33 (0)4 67 57 88 41.

For you, friends and TRADE customers, in France and abroad,
Our activity is still going on!
Mas de Daumas Gassac team is listening to you and can still receive / ship your orders.
French trade, you can write to this email address: cavchr@daumas-gassac.com,
And the Export trade, to: export@daumas-gassac.com.

Take care of yourself and your loved ones.
Let’s keep the essentials in mind.
See you soon,
The Guibert family and all the Mas de Daumas Gassac team.