Mas de Lunès Grés de Montpellier (GD) 2012

Languedoc AOP

Warm and dry Mediterranean climate, tempered by the sea winds. Well preserved ecosystem of Mediterranean scrubland.


Vinification

Machine harvesting with on board sorting. Destemming. Pre-fermenting maceration. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 23-28°C. Daily pumping over and two rack and returns f or optimal extraction. Long maceration of the Syrah. Malolactic fermentation.


Maturation

12 months. 50 % in French oak barrels (25 % new, 25 % 1 year old, 25 % 2 years old and 25 % 3 years old). The remaining wine is aged
in stainless steel tanks.


Tasting Notes

Eye: Intense reddy color.

Nose: Complex nose with red berry and spicy aromas.

Palate: Well balanced and silky on the palate with fruity and spicy aromas and a long minty finish.


Food Pairings

To be tasted within 8 years at 16-17°C with venison or a veal tagine and prunes.


Accolades

Silver
Grands Vins de Macon



Resources

Download the tech sheet (pdf)
Download the high-resolution bottle shot (tiff)
Visit www.jeanjean.fr

Varietals

70% Syrah
30% Grenache


Appellation

Languedoc AOP

Languedoc AOP


Alcohol

13.5%


Soil Types

Chalky-clay soil covered with mostly calcareous pebbles and clayey marl terraces.