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  • 21. Carignan Vin de France 2015

    Domaine des Terres Falmet

    100% Carignan (13% alc.)

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    Yves Falmet’s wines have attractive, unforced fruit with excellent texture and mouthfeel. This low yield, hand-harvested carignan comes from the same north-facing vineyard as his Saint Chinian and has been cuve aged to retain all its spicy, black, liquoricey fruit. For drinking now to 2019.

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Winemaker
Yves Falmet who originates from the Aube in Champagne. Qualified oenologue. Worked in California, Australia, New Zealand, Hungary and France to gain winemaking and vineyard experience. Domaine des Terres Falmet
Location
Creissan
Size of domaine
25 hectares total.
Grape
100% Carignan. 70 years old in gobelet formation.
Terroir
45° steep slope facing north-west on the southern edge of the Montagne Noire. Clay-limestone – lots of stones, alkali soil.
Viticulture
‘Lutte integré’ viticulture. Pruned very short, practices both debudding and vendanges en vert. No chemical herbicides or pesticides used. Looks for maximum phenolic maturity. Hand harvested 100%
Vinification
Destalked 100% and lightly crushed. Vinifed and aged in cement tanks. Pumped over daily with a cuvaison of 1 month. Racked once and bottled with neither fining nor filtration after 18 months.
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