Best served between 18°C and 20°C Ideal for friendly or romantic dinners.
Splendid with meats and rich sauces.
Name of the wine:
Country / Région:
France / Languedoc
Terroir de Villeveyrac
IGP Pays d’Hérault
Elegant and harmonious. Hints of toast.
Rounded and concentrated. Delightfully soft, velvety tannins.
Balanced with persistent fruit. A fleshy wine, perfect for special occasions.
Jurassic limestone hillsides at an altitude of 150 – 300 meters for Syrah; lime sandstone and Rognacien marl for Merlot. A severe selection of old vineyards and characterful, very poor terroirs.
50% Merlot and 50% Syrah
100% De-stemmed – Slow Medoc maceration (15 to 20 days), temperature 28°C to 33°C. No filtration.
Partially matured in “Merrain” oak casks for 8 to 9 months.
45 – 50 hl/ha
13,5 % Vol.
Drink within 4-5 years.
Wine to keep between four to five 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.
Best served between 18°C and 19°C.
To enjoy it best, we advise you to drink this wine with a meal.
The wine is even better if decanted to allow its complex characteristics to emerge.
Enjoy your Elise with:
Your first course:
- Pumpkin soup.
- Skewers of melon wrapped in Parma ham.
- Chicken Tikka Masala.
- Beef goulash.
- Steak tartare.
- Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
- Herb crusted rack of lamb.
- Pork stir fry with honey and coriander.
- Moroccan spiced lamb.