Château Castigno Red

27,00

AOP : Saint-Chinian

TASTING  NOTES : This wine is both full of sun and concentrated, of great elegance and perfect balance. What nobility! Its aging potential is immense. It will be perfect for special occasions, with chicken & truffles or a truffled Brie

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SOIL

Sandstone, silt, and limestone for Grenache

GRAPE VARIETIES

Grenache Noir (50%), Syrah (25%), Carignan (10%), Mourvèdre (5%).
Handpicked

AGE OF THE VINES

Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre are minimum 30 years old, Carignan is older than 100 years

AVERAGE YIELD

20 hl/ha

MATURATION

Grenache and Mourvèdre : Stainless steel tank. Syrah and Carignan : 12 months on wooden barrels of French oak used for 1 to 2 wines, then 6 months on stainless steel

COLOUR

Intense deep ruby color, with touches of black, very dark and superb tears on the edge of the glass

NOSE

Characterized by a powerful and very complex nose, with a wide palette of aromas

PALATE

Notes of very ripe fruit, blackcurrant, liquorice, leather and tobacco

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

14 – 16 °C

YEAR

2012