France

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.

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.

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.

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.