Les Amandiers is a pure Syrah from some of our oldest vines in La Livinière. This wine is from a parcel of 1Ha : soil of clay – limestone.
Very limited annual production, only 1800 bottles and 250 magnums per year
2014 : 94 points Wine Advocate, 2015: 97 points Wine Advocate
With a wonderful bouquet of aromas of dark fruits, black currants blackberries, and notes of white flowers, wet rocks and licorice.
TASTING NOTES :
The palate is full and powerful, it has a weightless, seamless and elegant texture that carries a huge amount of fruit and texture, while never seeming heavy or cumbersome. Slightly more fresh and lively, whith another level of richness.
Vinification : Fermented at 25C and maceration post at 28C, in wooden tanks. Extraction from punching of the cap and light pumping over during a 5 week maceration.
Ageing : 16 months in new french barrel Radoux Blend.
- Grape(s) variety
- Ageing potential
- 10 - 12 years
- Serving temperature
- 16° - 18°C
- Food Paring
- All dishes made with red meats
- 1800 made