optime wine chateau la bastide french wine

L’OPTIMEE Red

Deep dark ruby colour
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Terroir

Pebbled sandstone terraces facing south, south-east
Grape variety : SYRAH : 80 % GRENACHE : 20 %
Vineyards are 50 ans
Yield 35 Hl / Ha

Vinification

Traditional vinification after destemming and picking grapes at full
maturity ( 13-13.5° ).
Fermentation temperature of 28-30° during 15 or 18 days.
Maceration and pumping over during 15 to 20 days .
Pressed wines are separated from strained wines and blended only after tastings.
After 12 months, wines are filtered (1,5-2µ).
Bottling is done only once.

Characteristics

Deep dark ruby colour.
Complex on the nose reminiscent of spices and ripe red fruit
such as cherries, blackberries, blackcurrant.
Muscular, long and richly concentrated. Good structure.
The tannins have mellowed and the flavours have married very well offering both warmth and complexity.

Food pairing

Red meats in sauce and game.