La Terre de mon Père
AOP Saint-Chinian Rouge 2013
As a wink and a tribute to our father who was visionary in his region, we have creates from 1995 a cuvee which is always the spearhead of the domain. This wine was called « La Gloire de mon Père ». When our father left us in 2004, this vintage became « La Terre de mon Père ». As he breathed him to us, we wanted through this wine, to propose you the best of ourselves, the best of the vintage. This cuvee overtakes the fashions, challenges the time and is a tribute to a lover of the vine and our beautiful region.
syrah 60 %, mourvèdre 20 %, grenache 20 %
The whole vintage was hand-picked and sorted in the vineyard, then all grapes from the 3 varieties were destemmed.
The wines were vinified at high temperature with a long vinified at high tempertature with a long maceration. Daily pumping-over and delestage.
Before its malo-lactic fermentation, this cuvee was aged 18 months in barrels ( only new oaks, dryness 36 months) until Bottling in Spring 2015.
Character of the wine
In the family Simon, the Earth it is important. We know the value, the potential. We know how to work it while respecting it. We would be closer of Giono that of Pagnol.
This wine has some thickness. Its nose confirms this concentration And then, after a few seconds, we feel going up the blackberry jam, the toast, the black pepper, the vanilla, the cinnamon, the cedar. It is so beautiful that we are speechless there. But it is necessary to describe the continuation. It is ample, dense, very harmonious. We delight in it. We linger there. We are good. We feel increased, as the wine...
Matching food suggestions
Fine and distinguished, this wine will accompany with charm a baron of lamb or the pigeons roasted in the juniper berry. And why do not to delight simply by listening to a good Jazz.
Can age 6-8 years, maybe more if you are patient