Pierre Hourlier Wines

Coteaux Varois: Chateau La Calisse Patricia Ortelli Red 2012


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Not really heavy but with persistent and strong aromas of raspberries and liquorice with a smooth finish.

An exhilarating wine, and a must for those who wish for something special.

Region Provence
Appellation Coteaux Varois
Style Red
Producer Chateau La Calisse
Grapes Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing Red Meat
Keeping Drink within 10 years of bottling.
Vinification Traditional fermentation in cement vats during 8-10 days, with risings, followed by growing in a vat. Some of the growing is done in new oak barrels.
Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.0%

Chateau La Calisse

This organic vineyard is run with panache and dedication by the charismatic Patricia Ortelli. The whole estate was acquired and renovated in the early ‘nineties, and is now a leading estate in Provence. The yearly production is small and the wines are much sought after, with distinguished clients such as the French Government, the Carlton Hotel in Cannes and 3-star Michelin Restaurants!

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