Domaine La Rouviole Minervois Cru La Liviniere

Domaine La Rouviole Minervois Cru La Liviniere

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Domaine La Rouviole Minervois Cru La Liviniere

This proudly independent family estate owned estate which was bought by the Leonor family in 1956 is located in the renowned Cru La Liviniere area of Minervois. Wines are made from blends of Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault and Carignan from the best and oldest plots of the estate. Great care is taken to hand harvest the grapes at optimum ripeness and to express the terroir of the area.

Vinification
Hand harvested, to choose only the grapes with optimal maturity, from the best plots of the vineyard. Traditional vinification.The Syrah is aged for 12 months in french oak barrels ( 50 % aged in new barrels and 25 % in second wine ). The grenache is aged in stainless steel tanks.

Viticulture

Tasting Note
A rich, full bodied red wine with aromas of dark fruit with spice complemented by elegant oak flavours through to a fine, smooth finish.

Everyday Serving Suggestion
La Rouviole Minervois Cru La Liviniere is best served with vegan stews and chargrilled vegetables.

Awards
Wine Spectator - 91 points

Country / Region / Appellation
FR / Languedoc / Minervois AOC

Winemaker
Franck Leonor

Additional Resources:
http://www.larouviole.fr/