Rivesaltes - Mas Sauvy
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Rivesaltes

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The bright color of this Rivesaltes is amber with delicate golden highlights. The nose reveals very complex with aromas purpose of candied orange peel, roasted nuts, almonds and subtle notes of honey. In the mouth it is very balanced and powerful. Walnut flavors stand out clearly with notes of dried figs. This is a very round wine with fine and light tannins. The finish is full with a long finish .

Product Description

AOC Vin doux naturel
Hors d’âge (1990 harvest)

SOIL

Clay hillsides

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Grenache blanc (vines planted in 1923)

VINIFICATION

Direct pressing, fermentation at controlled temperatures, fortification by the addition of 8% alcohol.

AGEING

15 years in half-full very old oak barrels (oxidative environment)

TASTING NOTES

This Rivesaltes hors d’âge offers a bright, clear amber hue with light golden reflections. The nose is remarkably complex with delicate notes of candied orange peel, dried fruits, almond and honey. The palate is well-balanced, powerful and bursting with aromas of walnuts and dried figs. This is a very smooth wine with delicate tannins and exceptional length.

FOOD & WINE PAIRING

Our Sommelier suggests that you pair this delicious Rivesaltes hors d’âge with a duck breast in plum sauce, foie gras with figs, poached pears, a chocolate fondant or a red fruit tart.

ALCOHOL

16°

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

15°C

AGEING POTENTIAL

Up to 25 years

Additional Information

  • Weight

    1.4 kg

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