Roc d'Anglade, Vin du Gard, France
Roc d'Anglade, IGP du Gard, France
Rather rare finesse of tannins in these latitudes of the south of Rhône Valley. One of the sommeliers' favorite wines: for its elegance and complexity. Shows the delicate and silky expression of a mostly Carignan blend. A juicy sensation that makes this big wine already accessible in early years.
Average age of the vines:
25 years old
Limestone shale over silicious clay loam Northern, eastern and south western exposure.
Natural cultivation, free of pesticides and synthetics AB ECOCERT certification in-process.
Mechanical ploughing of the soil Natural grassing down
Harvest: Manual, in 20 Kg cases
Destemming on a majority of the grapes
Yield: 25 Hl/ha
Green harvest of young, Grenache vines
VINIFICATION & WINE AGEING
Naturally occurring yeast
Open vats For a period of 12 to 28 days. Wine transfer by gravity
Maturation and Bottling: Maturation for 18 months over lees and little racking 1/3 in demi-muids for two wines 1/3 in 13 Hl barrels for two wines 1/3 in new, 31 Hl barrels