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Château Agnel

Country

France

Region

Languedoc

Sub-Region

Minervois

Producer

Les Vignobles Foncalieu

Vintage

2015

Composition

80% SYRAH, 20% GRENACHE NOIR

Alcohol

14.5%

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WINEMAKER NOTES

With its Châteaux & Domaines Languedoc selection, Vignobles Foncalieu is embarking upon a mission to promote the South of France’s winemaking heritage. A strong commitment, with a single philosophy guiding daily work: combining heritage, winemakers’ savoir-faire and the expertise of agronomy and oenology technical services. This is an extraordinary alliance revealing a collection of authentic, refined wines and what proves to be above all a human adventure.

TASTING NOTES

This wine reveals an expressive, fresh and fruity bouquet of redcurrant jelly and fresh fig. It is deliciously full- bodied on the palate, combining elegance with power.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

Enjoy with a mushroom fricassee, coq au vin or hare stew. Serve at 18°C, aging potential: 5 years.

VINEYARD

  • Soil: limestone-clay terraces with worn pebbles
  • Environment: Green pruning to control yield and ensure maximum grape ripeness.

VINIFICATION

  • Fermentation: stainless steel vats with temperature control. Four weeks of maceration with two rack and returns at the beginning of fermentation followed by daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Aging: Stainless steel