Legend Vintage Rivesaltes 1955

Rivesaltes

300.00 € 
75 cl

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Estimated: October 29, 2020
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Grenache Grenache Grey Maccabeu
Red
The vineyard extends over 86 communes in the Pyrénées-Orientales and 9 communes in the Aude. The soils are mainly made up of granitic and gneissic arenas as well as brown and black schists but some red calcareous soils.
      Dress

      Brilliant, curried with pretty mahagony notes


      Nose

      Orange peel, leather and tobacco


      Mouth

      Plum and apricot notes

      Custody and service advice

      Serve at 16° with Roquefort, chocolate or walnut cake.

      Vinification

      The white grape varieties are vinified by fermenting the must in liquid phase after pressing. For the reds, the musts are macerated in contact with the skins. Mutation stops the action of the yeasts before they can transform all the sugar into alcohol. This is how Rivesaltes preserve part of the natural sweetness contained in the fruit. The maturing undergrowth is done in tuns, half-muids or barrels. They will continue to mature slowly for more than fifty years.