The vineyard is located at the foot of the Montagne Noire and the Saint Jean de Minervois plateau, in the little commune of Agel, which lies within the “Parc naturel regional du Haut Languedoc”|
Vinification Partially hand harvesting of optimal maturity grape, wirth direct sorting in the wineyard.
Traditional vinification with 20 to 30 days of vating.
8 months ageing in cement cuves before bottling.
Terroir Soil type and climate :
Alluvial terraces and pebbles
Classic Mediterranean climate characterised by a mild winter and a warm, dry summer.
Pruning and yield :
Classic gobelet pruning on Carignan.
Cordon de Royat pruning on Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre
Low yields from 40 to 45 hl/ha
Beautiful young robe with dark purple shines.
Intense nose of ripe fruits (blackcurrant, black cherries and raspberry).
Fleshy mouth well balanced with typic young and fresh perfume which made this wine a really easy drinking Minervois.
Fresh and fruity finish.
Accompagnement With Tapas and grilled meats, pork products and cheeses.
Les Bonnes Château d'Agel (Rouge)
Millésime : 2011
Note 90/100 WineSpectator
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