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In Vinum  2011                  aging in oak barrels                  and in clay amphora

In Vinum  2011

                 aging in oak barrels

                 and in clay amphora

GRAPE VARIETY: 

99% Braucol (or Fer Servadou) 

1% Duras

WINE MAKING:

The vines are pruned in the winter, then in the springwe remove any extra growth. Just before the harvest we remove a portion of the leaves and any of the the grapes that are notof quality.

The Harvest is done in the early hours of the morning and harvested by hand each bunch of grapes is chosen for its quality then gently transported.

The traditional wine making process is completed under strictly controlled temperatures, the frequency of the gentle pumping  is very important. The fermentation takes between 12 & 14 days to complete.

The wine is placed in 400 liters new oak barrels after 24months it is transferred into a clay amphora and left for5 months the terracotta is composed of 3 earth types.

DESCRIPTION: 

The color of this wine is dark, purplish reflections. It manifests witha subtle wood. On palate, there is a complex structure, rich and balanced, a nice length with a touch of minerals.
You can drink this young wine decanter or let it age 15 years.

Selected Awards :

· Gold Medal, Contest of Gaillac 2015

· SilverMedal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

· 89/100 by Wine Enthusiast

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 89/100


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In Vinum    2010

Grape variety: 

99% Braucol (or Fer Servadou) 

1% Duras

Wine making:

Selectionned and harvested by hands, traditional vinification with fermentation from twelve to fourteen days. Then, the wine aged eighteen months in oak barrels, coming from various coopers.

Description: 

A dark colour for a subtil and complex wine. The flavours of black fruits married to a delicate woody aroma create a rich and elegant wine.

It is a high-class wine showing good aptitude for aging.

It can be kept for 8 to 10 years.

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Saint André 2012

Grape variety:

99 % Braucol (or Fer Servadou) 1% Duras

Wine making:

Traditional with fermentation from ten to twelve days. Then, the wineaged twelve months in oak barrels, coming from various coopers.

Description:

BRAUCOL, this indigenous variety gives this rich, full-bodied and complex wine its typical characteristics. The flavours are distributed between red fruits, aromatic plants, green pepper, underwood and smoked vanilla. It is a high-class wine showing good aptitude for aging. It can be kept for 8 to 10 years.

Selected Awards :

· 88/100 by Robert Parker in the Wine Advocate 2008

· Gold Medal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2008

· Silver Medal, Contest of Paris 2009

· SilverMedal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2013

· Bronze medal, Contest of vintages wines of France, Macon 2013

· SilverMedal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2015

· 89/100 by Wine Spectator

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 85/100


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Syrah           2012

GRAPE VARIETY: 

100% Syrah

Wine making: 

The grapes are first crushed; the wine making process is traditional with fermentation from ten to twelve days. The wine is aged twelve months in oak barrels, crafted by various coopers.

Description: 

With complex aromas and beautiful colour, this well-structured wine has soft tannins and a wonderfully long finish. This wine has to be decanted at room temperature. It can be kept for 8 years

Selected Awards:

· 3 stars Hachette Guide 1998

· Silver Medal, Contest of Paris 1999

· 16/20 by Le Point, Wine Special Edition 2000

· Gold Medal, Contest of the Best French Syrah, Anivit 2004

- 1 star Hachette Guide 2009
- 1 star Hachette Guide 2011
- Bronze Medal, Contest of Paris 2011
- 2 Stars Hachette Guide 2013
-  Bronze Medal, Contest of Wines of the Southwest 2013

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 86/100

 

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Gaillac Red 2014

Grapes varieties:

45% Syrah,% BRAUCOL, 10% Duras, 5% Merlot

Wine making:

Traditional with fermentation from ten to twelve days. The blending is carried out during the maturing of the wine.

Description:

This wine has a rich ruby colour, a bouquet of ripe red fruits, and delivers a soft, well-balanced flavour. It can be kept for 4 to 6 years. It can be served slightly chilled.

Selected Awards:

· 14.5/20 by Le Point Wine Special Edition 2003
· Silver Medal, Contest of Wines of the Southwest 2009
· Silver Medal, Contest of vintages wines of France, Macon 2009
· 1 star Hachette Guide 2010
· Gold Medal, Contest of Wines of the Southwest 2014

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 86/100


Delicate Whites


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L'Esprit de la Source 2011

Grape varieties:

35% Mauzac , 35 % Len de l’el , 30 % Muscadelle

Wine making:

Hand harvested. Pressing, clarification and vinification, at low temperature. Aged in oak barrel during 10 months. 

Description:

A beautiful yellow gold colour for intense aromas of quince and honey. A rich and  syrupy structure.

Can be kept for 3 to 5 years.

To serve chilled.

Mauzac 2014

Grape varieties:

100% Mauzac rosé and Mauzac blanc 

Wine making:

The wine is aged six months in tank and six months in oak in order to extract all the Mauzac’s potential.

Description:

Characterised by rich aromas of apple and lime blossom, this powerful and voluptuous wine expresses the originality of the grape.

To be served at room temperature.

 

AWARDS:

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 86/100

 


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Belles Bulles Blanches

Grape variety: 

100% Pink and white Mauzac 

Wine making: 

The grapes are hand-picked, put in small crates and pressed immediately. It gives a sharp and hardly sweet grape juice. The end of fermentation is stopped by residual sugar. The stabilized wine is bottled with yeasts which will be eliminated with discharging at the end of the development.

Description:

This sparkling wine is characterized by green apple flavour. Thanks to its molten gas and its structured foam, the freshness of this wine and its typical originality due to Mauzac will surprise you.

Awards :

Silver Medal, Contest of Paris 2017

Silver Medal, Contest of vintages wines of France, Macon 2016

GoldMedal, Contest of wines of the Southwest 2016

1 star Hachette Guide 2016

Gold medal, Contest of Gaillac 2014  

 

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Gaillac Sweet White 2015

Grape varieties:

35% Mauzac, 35% loin de l’oeil, 30 % muscadelle

Wine making:

Manual grape harvest with wine making at low temperature.

  • Description:

This wine has a beautiful golden straw colour with delicate and harmonious fruit.  Its pleasant and generous qualities fill the mouth. To serve chilled.

 Awards:

· Silver Medal, Contest of Gaillac 2012


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Gaillac Rosé 2015

 

Grape varieties:

80 % SYRAH, 15 % DURAS, 5% BRAUCOL 

Wine making:

A “rosé de saignée “with liquid stalling and wine making at cold temperature. 

Description:

With an intense colour, this wine with spiced and liquorice flavours is appropriated with light dishes.
It perfectly accompanies the Mediterranean-style meals during the summer. To be served chilled.
Selected Awards:
· Silver Medal, Contest of Paris, 2008
· Gold Medal, Contest of vintages wines of Macon 2009
· Silver Medal, Contest of Gaillac 2012
· Silver Medal, Contest of Wines of the Southwest 2014

· Bronze Medal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2015

· 2 stars Hachette Guide 2016

Silver Medal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2016

Selected by Special Rosé Hachette Guide 2016 -2017

Gaillac Dry White 2015

GRAPE VARIETIES:

10 %Mauzac, 45 % Muscadelle, 45% Loin de l’oeil.

Wine making:

Pressing, clarification and vinification, at low temperature.

DESCRIPTION:

This wine is defined by the typical flavours of MAUZAC and LEN-DE-L’EL, with subtle aromas of exotic fruits and citrus. After an immediate impression a wine makes on entering the palate which is light and refreshing, it reveals a surprising depth and complexity. To serve chilled.

SELECTED AWARDS:

· 16.5/20 by Le Point Wine Special Edition 2003
· Gold Medal, Contest of Independent Winegrowers 2008
· Gold Medal, Contest of vintages wines of France, Macon 2009
· Gold Medal, Contest of wines of the Southwest 2010
· 1 star Hachette Guide 2011
· 1 star Hachette Guide 2012
· Silver Medal, Contest of vintages wines of France, Macon 2014
· Silver Medal, Contest of Gaillac 2014
· Silver Medal, Contest of wines of the Southwest 2015

· 1 star Hachette Guide 2016

· Bronze Medal, Contest of Gaillac 2016

Gold Medal,Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016 and noted 85/100