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Malepere: Chateau de Cointes Tosca 2014


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Tasting Notes

Robe of garnet, with an intense and complex nose of ripe fruit and compotes.

Very nice fleshy structure, long with good balance and smooth tannins.

 

Wine Info

Region Languedoc
Appellation Malepere
Style Red
Producer Chateau de Cointes
Grapes

50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Grenache Noir

Pairing  
Keeping Drink within 5 to 7 years of bottling.
Vinification

Grapes harvested from selected plots, whose performance has been regulated by green Harvesting. Long aging in barrels for 3 years.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 14.5%
     

Producer

Chateau de Cointes

The vineyard is situated south of the fortified city of Carcassone in south-west France, Anne and Francois (he's a GP during the week and grower at the weekend), have taken over the vineyard from their family, who established the business twenty years ago.

They produce a range of single-grapes wines, as well as more complex whites and reds. This vineyard is in the Malepere - so permitted grapes include Bordeaux varieties such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Mediterranean grapes such as Syrah and Grenache.