Winestar Cuvée Alexandre

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Domain :
Château de l’Ille

Wine :
Cuvée Alexandre 2012

Color :
Rosé

Size :
187 ml

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Appellation :
Languedoc AOC

Varietals :
Syrah 80%,
Grenache 20%

Alcohol :  12.5%

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Terroir :
Vineyards are planted nearby Bages and Sigean salt lakes, on clayey and chalky soil. The terroir is a local local microclimate. Soft winds from the sea moderate sun effect.

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Wine making process :
The juice is run off the skins early in the fermentation when the desired colour is obtained and finishes fermenting in other vat. 24 hours later, the wines go through low temperature thermo-controlled wine making process.

Maturing :
During 6 months in stainless steel vats ans early « bottling » to preserve the aromas.

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Robe :
Shiny and deep pink.

Nose :
Subtle, red berries and English candy

Mouth :
Long on the palate and complex. Red fruits, banana and violet give to the whole a generous harmony.

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Food pairing :
Barbecue,
Pizza,
Cheese,
Salads.

Service temperature :
50°F

CUVÉE ALEXANDRE

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AWARDS :

1993Gold medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
Gold medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
Silver medal "Grands Vins de france" competition in Macon
1994Gold medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
"Terroirs de l'Aude" award
1995Silver medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
1996Gold medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
Silver medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
Bronze medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
Excelence award "Vinalies" competiton
1997Gold medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
Gold medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
Gold medal "Challenge International du Vin" competition, in Blaye Bourg
Gold medal "Grands Vins de france" competition in Macon
Silver medal "Vignerons Indépendants" competition
1998Gold medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
Silver medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
Gold medal "Challenge International du Vin" competition, in Blaye Bourg
Bronze medal "Grands Vins de france" competition in Macon
Silver medal "Vignerons Indépendants" competition
1999Silver medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
Gold medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
"Vinalies" award
2000Gold medal "Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon" competition
Silver medal "Grands Vins des Corbières" competition
Excelence award "Vinalies" competiton
Bronze medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
2003Bronze medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
2004Bronze medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
2007Bronze medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
2010Gold medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
Silver medal "Vignerons Indépendants" competition
2011Bronze medal "Général Agricole Paris" competition
2013Gold medal "CWSA Hong Kong" competition