High country Minervois, no jammy, overly alcoholic wines to be found here. Ripe fruited yet enviably balanced with plenty of peppery spice, herbal bite and floral undertones. Very, very good.
Producer: Domaine de Courbissac
Region/Country: Minervois, France
Grape/s: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre
Production Method: Biodynamic viticulture. Hand harvested grapes from the estates younger vines, wild yeast fermentation as whole bunches in concrete. Foot stomped instead of pressed and matured for 6 months.
Style: Spicy and fragrant with plush red and blue fruits.