Château Prat de Cest Corbières AOC
|Cépages||36% Grenache noir, 30% Syrah, 15% Old Carignan, 10% Mourvèdre and 9% Cinsault.|
|Sol||Well exposed on the southeast sides of the Corbières massif. Mediterranean dry climate. Rocky and\or argilo-calcareous ground.|
|Vendanges||Yields : 38hl/Ha. Our small yields , below the specifications of our AOP ( 45Hl / Ha ), are due to the poor lands in hillsides which are the reason for a a wine of quality .|
|Age moyen des vignes||30 years|
Traditional winemaking taking place in the castle with ageing during 12 months in concrete tanks located in a cave that dates back to the 17th century.
Notes de dégustationTasting performed by Annie Crouzet (master sommelier, 4th world's nose)
Beautiful crystal clear ruby’s dress, bluish reflections, clear with good colors intensity, beautiful downstrokes. 1st nose fruity, attractive, centered on the blackberry and the raspberry. Confirmed in in 2nd nose beautiful attack, beautiful weft of elegant tannins, confirmation of the aromas in retro – olfaction. The finish of a fine wine can last up to six to seven caudalies. Attractive fruity finale. Ageing potential : more than 5-years.
Exceptional Corbières. To degust with a terrine of game, stew of bull, duck breasts with fruits