Winery Les Grands Chais de France Minervois La Livinieres
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with beef, veal or pasta.
Discover the grape variety: Autumn royal
Intraspecific crossing between the autumn black and the fresno C74-1 obtained in 1981 in the United States by David W. Ramming and Ronald E. Tarailo. We can meet it in South Africa, in Australia, in Italy, in Spain, ... in France, it is almost not known coming certainly from the fact that its maturity is late. Autumn royal is registered in the official catalogue of table grape varieties list B.
Informations about the Winery Les Grands Chais de France
The Winery Les Grands Chais de France is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 44 wines for sale in the of Minervois to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Minervois
Minervois is an appellation for distinctive red wines from the western France/languedoc-roussillon/languedoc">Languedoc region of France. In general, they are softer than those produced in the Corbières, just to the South. The Minervois appellation also covers rosé and white wines. The predominant Grape varieties used in AOC Minervois wines are Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
The wine region of Languedoc-Roussillon
France/languedoc-roussillon/languedoc">Languedoc (formerly Coteaux du Languedoc) is a key appellation used in the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region of southern France. It covers Dry table wines of all three colors (red, white and rosé) from the entire region, but leaves Sweet and Sparkling wines to other more specialized appellations. About 75% of all Languedoc wines are red, with the remaining 25% split roughly down the middle between whites and rosés. The appellation covers most of the Languedoc region and almost a third of all the vineyards in France.
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The word of the wine: Sulphur
An antiseptic and antioxidant substance known since antiquity, probably already used by the Romans. But it was only in modern times that its use was rediscovered. It will allow a better conservation of the wine and thus favour its export. Sulphur also gave the 18th century winegrower the possibility of extending the maceration period without fearing that the wine would turn sour and thus go from dark rosé wines to the red wines of today. Excessive sulphur, on the other hand, kills happiness, paralysing the aromas and causing headaches.