BRANDMaison de la Villette
Very deep purple color. Refreshing and subtle aromas of ripe raspberries and cranberries with hints of plum and a touch of toast. The palate shows a balance of ripe fruit and freshness with an appealing spicy smokiness. Perfect with salads, veal filet or grilled chicken, and light cheeses. Very good on its own too. Vinification starts with 2 days of pre-fermentation cold maceration in order to get fresh fruit, followed by a two week maceration.
Ageing lasts about 6 months with French oak, and bottling is done early in order to capture the grapes’ primary flavors. Cranberry and cherry aromas are joined by a floral accent. Cherry and apple flavors are tart and juicy on the palate, with gently gripping tannins and spice on a warm finish.