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Ch. de Fontarèche 2020 Corbières Rouge "Pierre Mignard"

Our first purchase of this cuvée, half of which is aged in small wood, mostly used. Interestingly, the barrel gives shape to the wine and heightens its Syrah component. A complement to the Vieilles Vignes, not an improvement!

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Wine Specifics

WineWise Code
FCF-CPM20
Country
France
Region
Languedoc
Color/Style
Red
Farming Practices
Sustainable
Varieties
40% Carignan, 35% syrah, 20% Mourvèdre, 5% Piquepoul Noir
ABV
14
Residual Sugar
Discountable
Acidity
2.9
Closure
Natural Cork
Case Size
12x750
Pricing
Discountable
Maceration
18 days skin contact, 27°C, daily pump over
Pumpover/Punchdown
both
Destemming
Complete
Fermentation Vessel
Concrete
Fermentation Duration
18 days
Aging Method
Used Barrique 60%, Concrete 40%
Aging Duration (months)
8
Filtered
Yes
Fining Agents
Gelatine
Yeast
Cultured
Lees Contact/Stirring
No
Malolactic
Yes
Added Sulfur
Yes, 30 mg/L
Soil Type
Gravel
Elevation (meters)
30
Vineyard Aspect
South
Vine Age
25
Yields (hl/ha)
45
Vine Training
HVE3
Picking
Machine
Annual Production
80000

Notes from the Producer: Pierre Mignard, our ancester, bought Fontareche in 1682. He was first painter of Louis XIV, the Sun King.

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