2017 Borie la Vitarele St Chinian Les Schistes

Languedoc France

Medium-Bodied

£27.00 now, and £27.00 on the 15th of each month

A superb, smooth St Chinian red from steep hills close to the Mediterranean in the Languedoc of southern France.

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First payment: 15th February 2023

SKU: BORIE LA VITARELE 2017 Categories: ,

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    Dense, sweet and elegant

    Grape Variety

    50% Grenache, 50% Syrah

    Sweetness

    Dry

    Alcohol

    14.5%

    Winemaking

    Biodynamic

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    Flavour Characteristics

    Black Cherry Black Cherry

    Black Plum Black Plum

    Blueberry Blueberry

    Chocolate Chocolate

    Earth Earth

    Raspberry Raspberry

    Red Plum Red Plum

    Located a little inland from the Mediterranean coast, the Saint Chinian area of the Languedoc produces smooth red blends brimming with intense red berry flavours complemented by the signature scents of the region, wild thyme and rosemary.

    St Chinian Rouge ‘Les Schistes’ Borie la Vitarèle 2017 comes from ancient vines planted on steep slopes which are amongst the highest in the region. Les Schistes, is intensely aromatic and complex with notes of sweet spice, rich plums, dark fruits, chocolate and earth. Les Schistes is powerful, yet has great finesse with smooth tannins and a lingering finish.

    How to serve it

    Room

    Pairs well with

    Lasagne, barbecued red meats, sausages, rabbit stew.

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