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Domaine Robert SÉROL, in the heart of the Côte Roannaise

Perdrizière 2014

Vineyard SEROL AOC Côte Roannaise Red

 

Vineyard
perdriziere

1.5 ha high density of planting (8 500 feet/ha) on a ground granite composed of gorrhe (decomposition of granite into sand and clays, with oxidized iron). The soils are plowded 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 wooden tanks with temperature control.
Partial destemming (60 %), then slow maceration during 14 days long with natural yeasts.
Pneumatic pressing.
Ageing of 11 months in wooden tronconic tanks.
After a light filtration, bottling by ourselves.

Tasting

Intense dark red colour.
Expressive nose of red fruits and spices and full mouth, boosted by the spices.

Service

Temperature : 16°C
Accompaniment : Meat sauce, spicy food
Conservation : 5-6 years

 

Technical data for Perdrizière

The wine produced by Robert SEROL when he first began, this cuvée provides a full expression of the Gamay fruit and delivers a satisfying fullness.