Country: France Region: South West AOP: Madiran
Varietal: 80 % Tannat 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2013 Colour:Red Style:Dry
Producer: Chateau Viella
Madiran is a village in the gently rolling countryside of Gascony, in the far south-west of Madiran is a village in the gently rolling countryside of Gascony, in the far south-west of France. The area is famous for its indulgent gastronomy and rich, concentrated, Madiran wines. Gascon culinary specialties include magret de canard and cassoulet – rich, gamey foods that demand a wine match of serious character and structure. Fortunately, Gascony is the home of Tannat, a grape variety strong in structure, color, acidity and (as implied by its name) tannins. A perfect combination.
Ageing Potential: 3-5 Years
Tasting Note: A powerful nose, rich, complex, combining ripe fruit with spices , vanilla and a hint of licorice . After some aeration earthen and tobacco notes appear, revealing the subtlety and finesse of this wine. The mouth is full , fleshy, sweet and generous.
Food Matches: Venison/ Red Meats/ Grilled Duck Breast