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Domaine de Fontenille

Cuvée Alphonse
Luberon AOP
Red 2015
Region Rhône
Appellation Luberon
Cuvée Cuvée Alphonse
Color Red
Vintage 2015
Grape variety Grenache, Syrah
Alcohol 14.5%
Content 75 cl (Bouteille)

Wine making

Viticulture in the process of conversion. Traditional hand picking. Use of sorting tables, Total destemming, Fermentation in Epoxy-resin-lined-cement vats, Malolactic fermentation, Macération pré fermentaire à froid. Ageing in oak barrel, Ageing in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats, Blending, Traditional corks.


Appareance

Red colour, brilliant, ruby red highlights.


Nose

Elegant, powerful, subtle liquorice aromas, generous stone fruit aromas, intense black fruit aromas, cocoa aromas, slight spice aromas, subtle black pepper aromas, subtle liquorice aromas, subtle cocoa aromas, subtle roast coffee aromas, slight chocolate aromas, leather aromas.


Palate

Elegant, powerful, full-bodied, subtle forest-floor hints, liquorice hints, generous black fruit hints, elegant tannin, polished tannin, silky tannin, smooth, slightly mineral, structured body, good intensity, long length.


Wine and food pairing

Farmhouse pâté, Rib of beef, Filet mignon of pork, Boar stew, Grilled chitterling sausage


Serving temperature

16° - 18°


Aging potential

From 2020 to 2022