THE OPULENCE AND ELEGANCE OF SYRAH
Syrah was the preferred grape variety of Baron Henri Le Roy, and expresses itself especially well on our terroir.
This queen of grape varieties is glorified in a blend in which it takes pride of place, accompanied by a dash of Mourvèdre.
Created in 2006, La Réserve is a wine produced in limited quantity and solely for great vintages. Made using grapes from our finest plots of Syrah, this wine will delight both connoisseurs and wine-lovers.
Harvested entirely by hand with sorting on the plot, the bunches are delicately picked and then transported in crates in order to ensure the perfect condition of all the grapes and to avoid any oxidation.
Destemmed to the tune of 90%, the grapes are then transferred to concrete or stainless steel vats. Fermentation and 4 to 5 weeks of maceration make it possible to extract all the colour and aromas from the grapes. Cask-ageing of 12 months allows the wine to gently flourish and maintain utmost freshness. It is then bottled and left to rest in our ageing cellars.
Bigarreau red colour with purple hues.
Powerful and complex nose, on ripe fruits and sweet spices (tarragon and cade). White pepper and notes of undergrowth. Very expressive.
Great sweetness in attack, followed by sensations of volume and remarkable fatness. The freshness helps balance the tasting: The initial greediness gradually gives way to minerality (notes of black marl) and reveals the underlying tension. The finish is supported by notes of liquorice and graphite.
Very dark colour, red bigarreau with bright reflections.
Expressive and complex nose: raspberry cocktail, undergrowth, Indian ink.
Rich and elegant mouth, with a nice tension in the middle and salinity on the finish. We find the aromatic complexity of the nose. The volume progresses throughout the tasting. Very nice outfit in the final. Tannins dense and elegant.
Intense ruby red color, deep, with beautiful bluish tints.
Very rich and intense nose: fresh jam of red and black fruits, sweet spices (tarragon), licorice stick and garrigue notes to finish.
The palate is frank and greedy, and nevertheless presents a freshness and a remarkable balance, compromise between sweetness and tonic elegance. Very nice concentration. Cherry, kirsch, white pepper and tarragon. Very complex and long. The tannins still ask to blend in on the final. We stay for a long time on strong licorice flavors.
Splendid red bigarreau intense colour, purple hues.
Intense and concentrated nose: mocha attack, cocoa, then very ripe fruit, graphite and delicately spicy at the end of the olfaction.
The balance in the mouth is remarkable: full in beginnings, then massive with a great elegance and tannins already perfectly coated. The mineral tension effectively balances the extreme density of this wine and gives it a surprising drinkability. We find the same aromatic identity as the nose, with an even more dominant fruitiness. Very nice length, with an Espelette pepper finish.