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France

Baron d’Arignac – Red

Origin: Oc region

Soil: Highly varied : there are clay-chalky, sandy, schistous and gravelly soils.

Vinification: Part of the blend is prepared with the traditional method (in tanks for one week). The other part is obtained by the heat process. After that it is fined, blended and matured in stainless steel vats.

  • Grape: Blend of Grenache Noir, Syrah, Merlot and Carignan
    Alcohol: 12.5%
    Color: A great ruby red, fairly intense.
    Smell: Clean with red fruit (currants) notes and light, spicy aromas
    Taste: Very supple, round and ample
    Food Pairings: This wine may be served with a large number of dishes such as cold cuts, salads, grilled meats and cheese.
    Serving Condition: 60 – 64°F
    Cellar Potential: 1 – 3 years
    Bottle Capacity: 750 ml

Baron d’Arignac – Rosé

Origin: The vineyards of Vin de Pays d’Oc are located in southern France, mainly in Languedoc-Roussillon. They extend from the south of Côtes du Rhône up to Carcassonne.

Soil: Highly varied : there are clay-chalky, sandy, schistous and gravelly soils.

Vinification: The grapes are harvested when just ripe and gently pressed. The juice is fermented with yeast at a low temperature (59 – 65° F). The wine is then racked, filtered and bottled.

  • Grape: This wine is made with a number of varieties (Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan, etc.), which makes it complex.
    Alcohol: 12.5%
    Color: Very light rosé, clear and brilliant.
    Smell: Scents of red fruit, with spicy and floral notes.
    Taste: Very round, rich and pleasing wine, supple, without any bitterness.
    Food Pairings: This rosé may be served by itself or with a large number of dishes, particularly cold meats, braised ham, salad.
    Serving Condition: 50 – 54° F
    Cellar Potential: 1 – 2 years
    Bottle Capacity: 750 ml

Baron d’Arignac – White

Soil: Sandy and “boulbène” soils that heat up quickly. Porous.

Origin: Vineyards of south-western France, between Bordeaux and Toulouse, at the foot of the Pyrenees.

Vinification: Machine harvest of slightly overripe grapes, rapid pressing at a low temperature under carbon dioxide, fermentation at a very low temperature (57 – 61° F) for one week. The wine is fined and stored in closed tanks.

  • Grape: Ugni Blanc, Colombard
    Alcohol: 11.5%
    Color: Very pale yellow, with green light.
    Smell: Very aromatic, peach, ripe fruit, white flowers.
    Taste: Ample wine, with plenty of volume and richness.
    Food Pairings: Serve with fish and shellfish, but may also be served by itself as an aperitif.

Baron d’Arignac Medium Sweet Red

  • Color: intense ruby red color
    Smell: Discrete aroma, lightly fruity with no complexity
    Taste: Easy to drink medium sweet wine
    Food Pairings: Everyday wine to be enjoyed with meats, game and cheese
    Temperature: 16-18 C

Baron d’Arignac Medium Sweet White

  • Color: Bright and pale yellow color
    Smell: Fresh, with hints of flowers with no complexity
    Taste: Easy to drink medium sweet wine
    Food Pairings: Ideal companion to white meats but also dessert
    Temperature: 8-10 C

Bordeaux Superieur

Preservation: Up to 3 years reflecting the above notes. After this period the wine will show more mature characteristics Award GOLD Medal – LYON 2016

  • Grape: 33% Merlot – 67% Cabernet Sauvignon
    Alcohol: 12% vol.
    Color: Ruby with great intensity.
    Smell: Expressive smell of matured black fruits.
    Taste: Supple tannins with a ripe fruit. Well-balanced, and expressive wine with a long persistent finish.
    Food Pairings: Serve with grilled red meat and meat in sauce, cheese.
    Serving Condition: 61 – 65°F

Red Bordeaux

  • Color: Lovely intense red color
    Taste: Well balanced, powerful and delicate with a nice complexity and silky tannins.
    Food Pairings: Pairs well with rabbit, lamb, game or strong cheeses.
    Serving Condition: Between 16°C and 18°C.

White Bordeaux

Citrus and green apples are given a warmer character by spice and vanilla flavors.

Cabernet-Sauvignon Merlot

Designation: Vin de Pays D’Oc

Vintage: 2011

Grape varieties: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot

Origin: The Château Tholomies covers some 49 hectares (122.5 acres) of vineyard and is situated on the foothills of the “Montagne Noire”, 30 km from Carcassonne. The variety of soil types is extensive so that the best site can be chosen for each grape variety. This wine has been produced using grapes grown with organic farming methods.

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
    Grape: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot
    Color: A bright garnet red colour with pretty violet reflections.
    Smell: Wonderful scents of dark fruit and prune mixed with cocoa and liquorice.
    Taste: Very fresh and generous on the palate, with remarkable fullness and balance.
    Food Pairings: Salads, fish, grilled mix.