Le Grand Noir - Cabernet Sauvignon

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Le Grand Noir - Cabernet Sauvignon
Le Grand Noir - Cabernet Sauvignon
Le Grand Noir - Cabernet Sauvignon
13.00

Cabernet Sauvignon Key Facts

  • A pioneering wine for the region, but a revival of the old tradition of adding hermitage made from Syrah to Château Lafite and other Bordeaux made from Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Subtle use of oak
  • NEW WAVE FRENCH WINE, COMBINING FRENCH REGIONAL CHARACTER WITH NEW WORLD ACCESSIBILITY
  • FROM ONE OF THE OLDEST WINE REGIONS IN FRANCE (THE ROMANS MADE WINE HERE)

Cabernet Sauvignon

grape variety 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Shiraz
Appellation IGP Pays d'Oc
Region Vineyards around Puichéric, Jouarres-Homps and the hilly areas of Caunes-Trausse, Minervois, Languedoc Roussillon
Oak Maturation 6 months barrel-aged in French oak and American oak
Cellaring potential 3 Years
Alcohol 13.5%
Acidity 3.3g/l
PH 3.71
Residual sugar 5g/l
Climate Mediterranean
Altitude 100-400m
Exposition & Soil Alluvial slopes for the Cabernet, clay and limestone terraces for the Syrah
Vine Age 20 years
density 4 000 vines/ha
yield Low-70hl/ha
Harvest Mechanical harvesting at night to maintain freshness