Appellation: Fronton (South-West France region)

 

Grapes: Negrette (100%)

 

Farming: Biodynamic (certified)

 

Aromatics: Lovely nose, red berries, spice, fine earthiness, violet, dried herbs.

 

Palate: Beautiful volume, plenty of red and black berries. Medium bodied vibrant and elegant Negrette. Spicy and savoury finish. 

 

About the wine: 30 years old vines. Terroir of siderolitic gravels and sandy clay. Hand harvested, sorting of the berries, partially de-stemmed. Natural vinification in concrete tanks. Maceration, 15 days ‘infusion’ style. Ageing in concrete tanks for 5 months. No fining, light filtration.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3-5 years.

 

Service: 14 to 16 degrees C.

 

Food match: Charcuterie, terrine, grilled pork or lambs cutlets.

2018 La Colombiere, AOC Fronton 'Les Frontons Flingueurs'

$49.00Price