Domaine La Croisette

Presentation

The wine
This cuvée takes its name from a small cross on the roof of the farm belonging to the owners of the estate, who have held the property for three generations. The estate was formerly located on papal lands, and the farm was used to accommodate workers. The communion wine used by the popes themselves came from this part of the hillside.
Terroir
Clay-limestone soil.
Vinification
Traditional vinification. Long maceration during 20 days.
Varietals
Cinsault
Grenache
Syrah
Technical specifications
Alcohol content: 14% alc./vol. % vol.

Tasting advices

Serving
To be served at 15/16°C
Tasting notes
Robe: garnet. Bouquet: raspberry, blackcurrant and prune. Palate: spicy and fruity, with rich and well-rounded tannins creating a harmonious and balanced feel.
Food pairing
Meat in sauce (stews, casseroles), strong cheeses.