2022 Château Lauriga Rivesaltes Grenat

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Appellation Muscat de Rivesaltes
Winery Paul Mas
Vintage 2022
Grape Grenache
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (15%)
Drink window 2023 - 2030
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Domaines Paul Mas was founded in 1892. The current owner is Jean-Claude Mas and he is without a doubt the pioneer in the revival of the Languedoc as a region for quality wines. Jean-Claude characterizes his wines as 'Le Luxe Rural', rural luxury. With international grape varieties he has given the Languedoc 'new world' allure. And with his fashionable wines from local grapes, he has made the local character of the Languedoc hip again among wine lovers. Hubrecht Duijker rightly calls Jean-Claude Mas a 'wine wizard' and at Grandcruwijnen we are the only ones in the Netherlands who also carry the high-end Grandcru's from Paul Mas.

The Laurinya of du Château Lauriga belongs to Domaines Paul Mas but is a real Château. Château Lauriga was originally an authentic family estate, which has been owned by the French-Catalan Clar family for many years. A few years ago, Jean-Claude Mas was given the opportunity to take over the family domain. The dessert wine (Vin Doux Naturel) from Chateau Lauriga is a 100% Grenache Noir AOP - Grenat de Rivesaltes

The wine comes from a vineyard located on clay and limestone, with gravel. The age of the vineyard is around 25 years old and is located close to the Mediterranean Sea at an altitude of between 60-120 meters. The Grenache grapes are picked by hand when they have already seriously dehydrated - so minimal juice and maximum flavors. Traditional vinification with a long maceration. The wine is enriched with neutral alcohol (96%) to stop fermentation and retain residual sugar. Then we cool it and daily battonage takes place (once a day, no more) so that the must remains in contact with its lees.

In the glass, this desert wine is deep red in color. on the nose the wine is intense with aromas of blackberries, raspberries and cherries. In the mouth the freshness is striking with many red and black currant fruits; good balance with freshness and integrated tannins. Some licorice returns in the aftertaste. This is a delicious glass to start your meal with and a perfect accompaniment to sweet and sour meals and of course chocolate desserts.

FACT: The wine is in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will often receive a nice discount. You will see your discount immediately when you choose 'Collect' on the checkout page. We are located in Dordrecht almost next to the A16 with plenty of parking. Click here for our address

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Appellation Muscat de Rivesaltes
Winery Paul Mas
Grape Grenache
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan Yes
Vintage 2022
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 15
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine Yes
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Aromatic, Complex, Dark fruit, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Full, Sweet
Drink moments Lekker luxe
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