Appellation: AOC Gaillac (South-West France region)

 

Grapes: Braucol (70%), Syrah (30%)

 

Farming: Organic (certified)

 

Aromatics: Fresh red berries, sour cherries, floral notes and fine earthiness.

 

Palate: Medium bodied and lively red. Vibrant and crunchy red fruits. Braucol blend at the top of its game, must try!

 

About the wine: Clay and limestone terroir. Low yield. Hand-picked. The Braucol is de-stemmed, 15 days maceration with hand punching down as well as pumping over. The Syrah goes through a semi-carbonic maceration. Vinification with no sulphur added. Ageing 16 months in old barrels. No fining. No filtration. Low sulphur added at bottling.  

 

When to drink: Now or in the next 5-6 years

 

Service: 14 degrees.

 

Food match: Pizza, Bolognese pasta, charcuterie or pork cutlets.

2018 Domaine de Brin, AOC Gaillac 'Anthocyanes'

$51.00Price