Citadelle

10,50

Produced and elaborated in the limited area of the Corbières

Local soil

Argilo-calcareous soil, very stony, located at the foot of the renowned Cucugnan village in the Hautes- Corbières at the border between the departments of the Aude and the Pyrénées- Orientales.

Surface of the crop : 1 ha 50 a
Age of the stocks : 20 to 35 years
Yield : 35hl/ha
Production : 12 000 bottles

Vines

80% Grenache Noir / 20% Carignan
Density of plantation : 3 500 to 4 000 stocks /ha

Vinification

Harvesting by hand, grapes collected at optimal maturity and sorted out on table. Traditional vinification with complete destemming.
Maceration for 30 days.
Ageing in concrete tank for 1 year

Degustation

Intense ruby red robe.
The nose associates flavours of blackcurrant, black pepper and lemon thyme.
Full and generous on the palate, gives a very beautiful silky texture.

Temperature of serving :  18°
Accompanies ideally a barbecue or grilled steak To be consumed within 4 years.
Oenologist : Claude Gros
Surface classified as AOC : : 7ha
Average production : 18 000 bottles

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Additional information

Weight 1,36 kg