Chemin de Moscou

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Tasting Notes:
Deep purple, almost opaque in colour with an expressive nose of black fruits, pepper, cinnamon, spice and violets. A seductive palate of dark hedgerow fruits, very open and welcoming with an explosion of fruit and spice. Mineral undertones.
Vinification process:
Low yielding vines
Hand picked
Hand graded selection
De-stemmed
Berry selection
Traditional vinification with 2 weeks post-fermentation maceration
Awards:
  • “…pure, elegant effort that has terrifc purity of fruit, no hard edges, and a clean, focused finish. Count me as a fan, (…) rock solid bottle of wine …” Jeb DUNNUCK, The Wine Advocate Robert Parker 2015, Rating 91 Pts, Chemin de Moscou 2012
  • “Neat, complex nose – serious ! Concentration of fruit too.” 16.5/20 Jancis Robinson
  • Awarded Winner’s Trophy for the Syrah Blend in the Top 100 IGP France, announced at the 2011 London International Wine Fair
  • Trophy for Best French IGP and Gold Medal in the International Wine Challenge 2011
  • ‘Mouthfilling. Rich and round. Polished. Very fine. Savoury’ – Jancis Robinson 17/20
  • ‘Packed with dark fruit, spices and some meaty notes, good structure, balanced and rich body, good length’ – Andreas Larsson
Vineyards:
Syrah : La Livinière, Latour de France, Calce, St Martin de Fenouillèdes & Brugairolles
Grenache : Tautavel & La Livinière
Cinsault : La Livinière
Ageing:

21 months in French Oak: A third of the Syrah in New Oak for 9 months. Grenache and Cinsault in 2nd and 3rd fill for 9 months then blending of the best barrels of each variety followed by a further 12 months maturation of the final blend in the same barrels.

Additions:
Appelation:
Indication Géographique Protégée – Pays d’Oc
Variety:
62% Syrah, 32% Grenache, 6% Cinsault
Year:
Alcohol:
14.00%
Total acidty in H2SO4:
3.41g/L
Residual Sugar:
1.20g/L