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Selection of Michel & Philippe Agnel

A Château Agnel – “Les Carmes”

AOC Minervois

  • Grape varieties :

    80% Syrah – 20% Grenache

  • Soil :

    The vineyard is located on the buttresses of the black Mountain on old schist and limestone terraces in Peyriac, Languedoc region.
    The South orientated vineyard favors the good maturation of the grapes.
    Centenary vines associated to young vines give fine and well balanced grapes.

  • Tasting notes :

    The A Château Agnel “Les Carmes” boasts a beautiful, deep, garnet-red robe.
    The fruity nose with aromas of soft red fruit and raspberry into complex, spicy notes.

  • Vinification :

    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.

  • Serving suggestions :

    This wine is perfect with duck fillets, grilled beef or mature cheese.
    Serve at 18-20°C.

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