Château Salettes Red 2016

Château Salettes Red 2016

Bandol

 

Served young with juicy grilled meats or after 5 to 10 years aging with deer and game meat.

After grapes de-stemming, fermentation is made in thermo- regulated tanks. No yeast is added. 

After 4 weeks of maceration and aging, malolactic fermentation is made in tanks and then followed by 19 months aging period in wood cask. The wine is not filtered.

Bottling is made at the Château.

Varietal

85% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache, 5% Cinsault

Soils

Clay-calcareous, sand stone and marl.

Robe

Deep dark garnet red robe.

Nose

The nose develops black fruits aromas, seasoned with spicy and fume touches.

Palate

The wine presents a straightforward mouth, whereas tannins are still present and well integrated.

Serve

T°18°C

Potential aging

10-15 years

Yields

28 hl/ha – 40 years old vineyard

Alcohol

14°

 

 

Château Salettes

Sheltered by the massif of Sainte Baume to the North culminating at 1,147 meters, the Bandol vineyard descends in terraces towards the sea in a magnificent amphitheater of wooded hills.  Cove...

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