Carignan Noir - IGP Pays d’Oc - Olivier Coste - FRANCE
Grape: Carignan Noir 100%.
Yearly production: 13000 bottles.
Colour: Ruby red.
Aroma: Intense aromas of dark stewed fruit and spice.
Taste: Light body with soft tannins and fresh finish.
Behind the label: Carignan noir is one of the great Mediterranean grapes.
Today out of fashion, in old times, it was a Star in the Languedoc.
To capture its essence, Olivier limited yields by growing it on stony soil with traditional goblet pruning. It gives rich dark fruit and spice notes with ample freshness.
Producer: Olivier Coste, read the winemaker interview here.