LE NOIR ET OR
ORGANIC RED WINE 2018
AOC Côtes de Provence.
The coastal land of Château Barbeyrolles is located in the Maures hills area, on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez. All twelve hectares have shaley soils dating back to the Paleozoïc era.
69% Syrah, 26% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 5% Mourvèdre.
Average age of the vines : 35 years old.
The color is purple-garnet, deep and lively. The intense nose shows wild blackberry and plum notes, spiced by some licorice, laurel and pepper hues.
The silky palate is lean, still generous by some spicy character. The mouthfeel is juicy, surrounding the firm tannins, too young for nowadays tasting! The same crunchy fruitiness comes up on the palate, also showing some noble bitter hints of wild cherry. One could easily mistake it for one of the best Piedmont’s Dolcetto!
Wait for some 3-4 years before enjoying it at its best during at least one decade. Wine with lots of personality, it pairs well with cocoa cooked pigeon and bitter cherries.