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Domaine Robert SÉROL, in the heart of the Côte Roannaise

La Cuvée Troisgros 2014

Vineyard SEROL AOC Côte Roannaise Red

 

Vineyard

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High density of planting (8 500 feet/ha). The soils are plowed and the vines are nourished by the previous year's cuttings, by organic compost and by powdered limestone (to neutralize the soil's acidity).
Human intervention comes into play several times during each season for de-budding, trellising, leaf-thinning...

Vinification

We harvest all grapes by hand before carefully sorting them in the cellar.
Maceration in whole bunch in cement tanks with temperature control.
Partial destemming (60 %).
Slow maceration-fermentation 10 days long with indigenous yeast.
Pneumatic pressing.
Ageing of 6 months in cement tanks with rackings.
After a light filtration, bottling by ourselves.

Tasting

Intense dark red color.
Aromas of red and black fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry, raspberry) associated with wild aromas (leather, spices, pepper, clove).
Structured tannins with aromatic concentration giving length and harmony.

Service

Temperature : 16°C
Accompaniment : Red meat, Cheese
Conservation : 5 years

 

Technical data for La Cuvée Troisgros

A selection from the oldest parcels of the domaine, made by Pierre and Michel Troisgros and their sommeliers during maturation.