CHATEAU SIMIAN

CHATEAU SIMIAN

690 Chemin Yves Serguier
84420 PIOLENC
+33 (0)4 90 29 50 67
contact@chateau-simian.fr

www.chateau-simian.fr

CHATEAU SIMIAN, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2007

Château Simian Châteauneuf-du-Pape rouge 2013 [copie]

VINEYARD : GRENACHE NOIR 70 %, SYRAH 20 % CINSAULT 5% MOURVEDRE 5 %

All grape varieties of Châteauneuf-du-Pape are represented in this wine. The oldest, planted in 1880 by Hippolyte Serguier remain. The vineyerd is located in the North of the area Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

3 hectares of vines aged 30 to 130 year.Clayey-sandy soil with limestone pebbles for grenache, sandy for syrah. Ploughing and natural grass between the rows. Only very low dose copper, sulfur and herbal tisanes are used in the protection of the vineyard. Whole vineyard of the estate will be conducted in certified organic and biodynamic since 2008.

YIELDS : 35 hl / ha                          PRODUCTION : 15 000 bottles.

TRADITIONNAL VINIFICATION :

Manual picking and sorting of the grapes on the September 25th that are transported from the vineyard to the winery in small boxes of 600 liters. Destemming, crushing, and then put in cement vats maintained at 25/30°C, 20 days total maceration, punching the cap daily. Racking, pneumatic wine press - separation of press juice - racking, malolactic fermentation, racking and blend after the first winter maturing. Light filtration and bottling in April 2015

TASTING :

Brilliant ruby sustained and slightly purple color, very expressive nose of black cherry mixed with humus, licorice, rosemary, menthol slightly camphor with notes of strawberries, lavender and blood orange. The palate is centered on pure Grenache fruit:  smooth, fruity, round red fruit jam, suave, juicy, elegant, fine, deep lickerish with a good balance and without excess power. The liquoricy final highlights beautifully textured tannins already silky and soft.

This racy Chateauneuf du Pape fits perfectly with any meat, poultry
nature, wild roast or stew. Serve at 16/17 ° C. Open between 2015 and 2024.

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