2022 Domaine les Verrieres Clos des Soutyères

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Winery Paul Mas
Vintage 2022
Grape Carignan Syrah-Shiraz
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2024 - 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.

Paul Mas's portfolio contains many (small) wineries and one of them is Domaine les Verrieres. The domain was founded in 2004 to meet the desire of some city residents for rural tranquility and was taken over by Paul Mas in 2018. Les Verrières are small plots surrounded by green cypresses, olive trees and fig trees. The wines of Verrières make the most of their richness thanks to the vines that root deeply to capture the water and aromas that make them unique. The 22 hectare vineyards are located between Montagnac and St. Pons de Mauchien, close to the Grés de Montpellier appellation and at the heart of which lies an amphitheater, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and backed by the Cévennes. Les Verrières are small plots with arid soils, limestone, clay and limestone, surrounded by green cypresses, olives and figs. Born in a climate of high contrast and violence typical of the Languedoc region, between cool nights, warm days and strong winds. Verrières wine draws the best from its heritage, from deep-rooted vines to obtain water and nutrients, deep in the soil creating a unique typicity. The vines have to work hard and take deep roots and then we know that this is a recipe for beautiful wines. The vineyards are managed according to the principles of sustainable agriculture. In the tab: Attachment you will find a number of photos and a presentation about this beautiful Domaine les Verrieres.

The Domaine les Verrieres Clos des Soutyères is a blend of 70% Syrah, 20% Grenache Noir, 10% Carignan. The grapes are destemmed after manual picking and undergo a separate vinification for each grape variety. Cold pre-fermentation maceration (1 night). Fermentation under controlled temperature conditions (max. 28°C) with selected yeasts. The aging takes place in oak barrels for 8 months: 1/3 of the wine in barrels used for a year and 2/3 in new barrels.

In the glass, the Domaine les Verrieres Clos des Soutyères has an intense ruby red color with complex notes on the nose with aromas of herbs, peppers and ripe fruit, enhanced by a subtle woody touch. On the palate, the Clos des Soutyères is a generous, round, well-balanced wine. Notes of ripe fruit and
herbs such as thym and hint of lavender with elegant and crispy tannins. This is a perfect glass with any grilled prime rib, duck breast or osso bucco-type dishes or cheeses.

FACT: In the 'Attachments' tab you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine as well as a beautiful presentation and number of photos. We will send this to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is stored 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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More Information
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Winery Paul Mas
Grape Carignan, Syrah-Shiraz
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2022
Drinking as of 2024
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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