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Domaine Robert SÉROL, in the heart of the Côte Roannaise

Eclat de granite 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 cellar.
40% destemed
Maceration in whole bunch in cement tanks with temperature control .
9 days of slow maceration with indigenous yeasts only.
Pneumatic pressing .
Ageing of 6 months in cement tanks with racking.
After a light filtration, bottling by ourselves.

Tasting

Intense dark red colour
Aromas of red fruits (black currant raspberry) typical of Gamay.
Mineral and spicy nose.
Mouth with silky tannins which give suppleness, strength and length to the wine.

Service

Temperature : 14-16°C
Accompaniment : Starters, meat, cheese
Conservation : 3-4 years

 

Technical data Eclat de granite

The benchmark cuvée of the domaine, its complexity expresses the Gamay fruit and the minerality of the Côte Roannaise.