This is a blend of 45% Grenache, 45% Carignan, and 10% Syrah.
Cotes Catalanes lies in Roussillon which is north of Perpignan. The grapes come from 10.5 hectares. The soils are 70% schistes and 30% clayey limestone. The average age of the vines is 45 years. Ageing was done in concrete tanks. 19,600 bottles were produced.
The wine is the result of a collaboration between Roger Calvet and Jean-Luc Thunevin.
Colour : Purple
Aroma : Spicy, blackcurrant, blackberry, vanilla
Taste : Spicy finish, vanilla, dark fruits
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : 109 SEK
Mark : B-
Website : Calvet
Website : Thunevin