Parcels selection of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan cultivated with organic agriculture.
Best decanted for 2 hours before serving at between 18°C- 20°C.
Name of the wine:
Country / Région:
France / Languedoc.
Saint Hippolyte du fort, contrefort
AOP Languedoc. The wines are made from organically cultivated grapes (Ecocert Certificate)
Deep red and shiny.
Expressive, subtly spicy with grey pepper and nutmeg notes.
Lively attack with a great freshness, tannins are soft and aromas of cherries and strawberry jam are predominant.
Structured and balanced. Long finish.
60 % Syrah, 30% Grenache, 10% Carignan.
Traditional vinification with a long maceration (15 to 20 days) with pump over
6 months in stainless steel tank
45 à 50 hl/ha.
12 % Vol.
Within 4-5 years.
Wine to keep between one to 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 four 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 20°C.
To enjoy it best, we advise you to drink this wine with a meal.
Open the bottle an hour before serving and keep the cork on.
The wine is even better if decanted, to allow its complex characteristics to emerge.
Enjoy your Tèrra with :
Your first course:
- Vegetables terrine
- Provençal Tabouleh
- Puffed with roquefort
- Grilled Leg of Lamb
- Stuffed or grated quail
- Beef Ribs
- Ham in crust
- Goat Cheese