Sixtus

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Description

Organoleptic characteristics :

  • Visual aspect : Deep black cherry colour.
  • Olfactory aspect : Intense and aromatic nose of sweet spices and ripe fruit.
  • Taste : Straightfoward and well-structured attack.
  • Serving temperature : 16 to 18°C to be decanted young 2 or 4 hours before serving.
  • Food/wine pairing : Braised meats, white meat.
  • Vintages : Potential to keep for 8 years.

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Additional information

I.G.P. " Sixtus "

Cuvée elaborated since the 2004 vintage, it is a 4 hectare plot of land located in the Seyssuel hillsides, benefiting from a south-facing orientation.Geology of the soil: Quartz shales and micaceous shales.Grape varieties: 100% Syrah, yield between 29 Hl/Ha and 35 Hl/Ha.

Vinification

The vineyard: Reasoned vineyardmanagement, spurting, green harvesting and manual harvesting.Selective sorting of the grapes on the vine, picking in 30 kg crates. The winery: Grape sorting on sorting table, 100% de-stemming, berry sorting on vibrating table, crushing, maceration and fermentation in low volume thermo-regulated vats and malolactic fermentation in barrels.

Ageing

10% new French barrels and 40% barrels of 2 or 3 wines for 12 to 14 months depending on the vintage. Bottled without filtration in a single bottling.

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