Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Ey Grenache'03 "Vigne Las Collas", Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Ey Grenache

A full-bodied and flavorful Grenache blend from the foothills of the Pyrenees in southern France’s Roussillon district.

Technical Data:90% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre from a single vineyard of 60 years old on the side of Pyrenean Mountain. Aged few month in Oak-barrels.

Description:Deep dark color almost black. Slightly smoky in the nose with reminiscent aromas of dried cherries & spices. Supple flavors of ripe fruits nicely balanced by an underlying acidity.

Food Pairing & Service:This is a versatile wine that will accompany well assorted tapas, grilled meats, sausages & hard cheeses. Best enjoyed at room temperature.


Suggested Retail Price:$11.99

1 comment:

  1. Its really interesting to see how wines from this area have developed over time, I've actually just done a post on some of the history of the Languedoc-Roussillon wine growing region, although I must confess I've not tasted this Vigne Las Collas, I will have to keep an eye out for it!