Clos Marie Pic Saint Loup Metairies du Clos Vieilles Vignes 2015

MCF Rare Wine

For this bottling, Christophe Peyrus and Françoise Julien chose a selection of Carignan, Grenache and Syrah from old vines (averaging 60 years old). The grapes are whole cluster fermented with indigenous yeast in concrete, aged in foudre and 1-2 year barriques for 18 months. Aromas of intense dark berries with dried herbs, pepper, a hint of barnyard on the nose. Elegant and structured on the palate, the Metairies du Clos Vieilles Vignes is medium bodied with a pleasant ripe red cherry fruity core, a touch of acidity,  very smooth tannins for the structure, and lengthy, nuanced finish.

Vintage: 2015
Country: France
Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
Appellation: Pic Saint Loup
Grapes: 50% Grenache, 30% Carignan, 20% Syrah
Farming: Biodynamic
Drink: Now-2027

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