Vinous Reverie Notes
The Lorgeril's have been a prominent wine producing family in the Languedoc since 1620. Now under the leadership of Nicolas de Lorgeril, the family's careful development of their estates in Languedoc and Roussillon have resulted producing wines from six premier regions within Languedoc. With their long heritage in the region, the family has also been careful stewards of their various terroirs through sustainable agriculture and observing organic principles as far as possible in region that does have its challenges during the growing season. The careful stewardship has been recognized with the awarding of HVE Level 3 certification (Haute Valeur Environnementale) which has high standards for biodiversity conservation, plant protection strategy, management of fertilizer use, and management of water. Tasting Notes: This is a blend of 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, and 10% Mourvedre. There are aromas of boysenberries, dark plums, dark cherries, blackberries, and dark cocoa. Flavors include mulberries, ripe blueberries, grilled meats, and boysenberries. There is a medium body that is consistent across the palate, good balance and acidity, and mild tannins on the refreshing minerally finish which provide good structure. Food Pairings: would include grilled veal, veal stew, grilled pork, pork tenderloin, tri-tip, duck, venison, goose, grilled sausages, cassoulet, coq au vin, grilled and roast chicken, mussels, grilled shrimp, salmon, tuna, swordfish, seafood pasta, paella, jambalaya, chile verde, pork and chicken enchiladas, pasta with light tomato sauce, eggplant, and fennel.