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Domaine d'Aupilhac Lou Maset Rouge AOC Languedoc 2019

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Primary Notes: Cherry

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes: Green Pepper, Earthy

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium +

Alcohol (%): 13

Origin: Languedoc, Italy

Maker: Domaine d'Aupilhac

Grape: Cinsault

Fermentation: Organic, Biodynamic Slight Wood

Awards: >90 pts

Decanting: 2 hours

Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18°C

Asian Food Pairing: Liver stir-fry, roast chicken rice, samgyetang

Western Food Pairing: Charcuterie, Roast chicken, grilled merguez

Description

Domaine d'Aupilhac Lou Maset Rouge AOC Languedoc 2019

Domaine d'Aupilhac Lou Maset is a fruity and refreshing everyday organic wine. Ruby colour with purple hues. The nose exudes earthy and green pepper aromas with a hint of cherry. A full mouthfeel with great length, silky tannins and a spicy finish.

 

Fun Fact: "Lou Maset" refers to the old stone hut amid the vines at Domaine d’Aupilhac in the Languedoc town of Montpeyroux.

40% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, 10% Carignan. The vines have an average age of 20 years and grow in limestone rich soil, where Grenache and Cinsault express themselves well. The vines experience a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cool winters.

Traditional vinification in stainless steel for 10–15 days. Just one pumping over per day during fermentation. 50% ages for 6 months in foudre, 50% ages for 6 months in stainless steel tanks.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

 - 90 POINTS

Light salmon pink, silver tints. Delicate fresh cherry, red berry nuances, a hint of orange zest, mineral touch. Juicy, ripe cherry fruit, white apple, discreet sweetness, freshly structured, lasts well, lemony nuances on the finish, versatile summer wine.