La Cave de l'Abbe Rous Banyuls Cornet & Cie Rimage

75 cl

100% Grenache with a long 20 days maceration. Ripe, sweet black fruit flavours. Great with chocolate.

  • €28.99
La Cave de l'Abbe Rous Banyuls Cornet & Cie Rimage

100% Grenache with a long 20 days maceration. Ripe, sweet black fruit flavours. Great with chocolate.

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Complex aromas of fresh red fruits (cherry and strawberry) with fresh fig notes and a touch of soft vanilla
Palate Greedy and harmonious on both sweetness and unctuosity. Slightly liquoriced finish
Colour Intense red cherry
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Grenache
Alcohol % 16% ABV
Style Sweet/Dessert Wine
Estate/Producer La Cave de l'Abbe Rous
Country France
Region/AOC Languedoc
Vintage 2011
Making Techniques The vineyards produce very low yields (hl/ha) in this schisteous soil and warm climate of Southern France. Grapes are destemmed and fermented in stainless steel vats. The fermentation is stopped by adding alcohol; a long maceration of 20 days follows, extracting fruity aromas classic of early bottles Banyuls. The wines are aged for 6 months in oak barrels that are regularly topped up.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Within 5 years to keep freshness of the aromas, up to 15 years if you like more mature aromas
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Concours Général Agricole 2013 Silver Medal
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Silver Medal

Tags: Banyuls Cornet & Cie Rimage, Grenache, Dessert Wine