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The cuvée La Douce Chimère, AOC red Luberon, is one of the best cuvées of the Bonnieux cellar. A rigourous selection of the grapes and a blending of the best cellar vats give this special cuvée, with a great concentration and a high richness.

Douce Chimère

A.O.P. Luberon


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Appellation A.O.P. Luberon
Cuvée Douce Chimère
Packaging Bottle 75 cl
Color Red
Vintage 2016
Alcohol content 14,5%
Terroir Chalky-clayey hillsides of Luberon, to the limit of Regional Natural Reserve. The vines are traditionally trained, in agreement with the charter of Luberon.
Grape variety Syrah Grenache noir
Vinification Grapes are vinified on separate tanks. Cold maceration before fermentation. Add of yeast. Traditional fermentation with daily pumping-over. Areation of must during alcoholic fermentation, especially for the Syrah. Long maceraion = 30 days. Blending of free run wine and first press wine. Bottling after vat ageing during 9 months. No fined and no filtered wine.
Tasting comments
Color: Deep red color

Nose: Expressive and complex nose£ leather, prune, red fruit jam with mineral and peperry notes

Mouth: good expression of blackcurrant aromas with well-rounded tanins and to finish, a feeling of mentholated freshness.
Keeping 5 years
Matches Grilled meat, dishes cooked in sauce, cheeses.
Price 7.7 € VAT
Availability Yes