Domaine de l'Hortus Pic Saint Loup Grande Cuvee Rouge

Country: 
France
Region: 
Languedoc
Item code: 
FHO008
Vintage: 
2015
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Pic Saint Loup
Wine type: 
Red
Domaine de l'Hortus
Varietals: 
Red Blend
Varietal notes: 
60% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 5% Mourvedre
Vineyards located between the cliffs of the Pic St Loup and the Montagne de Hortus, about 15 km from the Mediterrean Sea.
Various orientations from full south to full north. In general, cooler climate varietals are grown in north-facing (Syrah, Sauvignon Bl) and warmer climate grapes in south-facing (Grenache, Mourvedre).
A fairly high percentage of limestone from the nearby cliffs that have eroded over time.
Lutte raisonee. No chemical additives used in the vineyards, unless there is a threat of losing an entire vintage.
Fermented in temperature controlled tanks with a cuvaison up to one month.
Aged for 18 months in barrel, about 20% new.
Approximately 6500 cs.
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