Syrah, a grape variety originating in the Rhone Valley that has become very popular internationally, thrives in the Languedoc region. This is a rich, powerful wine that combines aromas and flavours of red fruit and a touch of menthol with a refreshing finish reminiscent of forest undergrowth.
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The grapes for Les Jamelles Syrah come from four distinct terroirs: the slopes of the Orb Valley for complexity and richness, while the terroir at the foot of Montagne (mount) d’Alaric,
The majority of the cuvée is crafted according to the method used traditionally in the South of France known as “la cocotte” (the casserole) – at the end of alcoholic fermentation, the pomace is completely submerged.
Les Jamelles Syrah boasts deep colour and a syrupy consistency. Its wild fruit (raspberry, redcurrant, blackcurrant) and floral (violet) aromas harmonize with flavours of spices, vanilla and cinnamon, along with a touch of mint.
Food & Wine
Serve at 17°C with Mediterranean cuisine, spicy dishes, meat with sauce, game or cold cuts. Catherine Delaunay particularly recommends pairing it with Spanish tapas, lamb tajine with prunes, or spareribs in piment d’Espelette-spiked tomato sauce.
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