« ALTA NERA : haughty". Since 2012, we wish to develop an upper upscale wine in Luberon.
In 2015, after 3 not convincing years, all the conditions were finally combined to develop this wine.
Big potential of guard. Atypical wine in Luberon due to its strong proportion in Marselan, vine giving colored, typified wines, high qualities.
Cuvée : Alta Nera
Appellation: A.O.P. Luberon
Alcohol content: 15%
Packaging: Bottle 75cl
Characteristics: Generous, powerful, spicy
Terroir: The vines locate on chalky-clayey slopes of the Luberon Mounts. The North and North-West exposures give a progressive and complet maturation of the grapes, with big thermal varaitions day-night, wich enable us to offer a scented wine, with a good color and supple tannins.
Grape variety: Syrah, Grenache and Marselan
Vinification: Cold maceration before fermentation. Syrah and red grenache are vinified together and the Marselan separately because late harvested. Traditional fermentation with daily pumping over and treading. Maceration during 3 weeks. Ageing in new oak barrel during 16 months.
Color : Intense and deep red (syrah and marselan)
Nose : Aromatic. Rich and complex. Aromas of very mature small red berries.
Mouth : complex and harmonious mouth with a rich well-rounded tannic structure and a final marked by mature fruit and spicy taste. To be kept.
Keeping: 5 to 10 years
Matches: Red meats (in sauce). Cheeses of character. And why not chocolate !