Château Rivière Castillon
Selection of Michel & Philippe Agnel
Château Rivière – Castillon
Château Rivière -Castillon is located on old schist and limestone terraces in Languedoc. South orientated, centenary vines associated to young vines of Syrah and Grenache give fine and well balanced grapes.
A manual harvest and carbonic maceration is used for the old vines. The aromatic varietals are vinified in prefermentation to extract long, blended and silky tannins so they give all their expression to the grapes.
Grape varieties :
60% Syrah – 40% Grenache
Tasting notes :
A deep, ruby-red robe with hints of purple. Wonderfully intense nose, with rich dark fruits (blackberry and blackcurrant).Its maturing in barrel adds hints of grilled almonds and vanilla.
Serving suggestions :
Served at room temperature, this wine will match perfectly with red meats or creamy cheeses.