Villa des Anges Cabernet Sauvignon

Red

France

Languedoc

Description

“Villa des Anges” is crafted by winemaker Jeff Carrel at the Espitalet des Anges domaine in Capestang. Situated on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, the domaine is owned by Jaqueline Menard de Ginestous, who married-into and is herself from a prominent Languedocienne wine-growing family.

Tasting Notes: A wine of great freshness, intensity and concentration. Well-structured, offering aromas of black cherries, with hints of red pepper and light, spicy cumin/coriander notes.

Serve With: Enjoy with a wide range of red meat and cheese dishes.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Pays d'Oc IGP

Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage

2016

Wine Type

Red

UPC

097871012164

Case Code

10097871012161

Vineyards

About 173 acres situated in clay/limestone and ancient alluvial terroirs to the northwest of Beziers. Planted 57% to red varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cinsault, Pinot Noir), and 43% to white varietals (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier). Vines average 15 years in age, with the oldest parcel at 35 years old.

Composition

100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Viticulture

Sourced from 15 year old vines yielding 4.67 tons/acre.

Winemaking

⅓ of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation with oak staves, the balance was raised in tank.

Alcohol

14.0%

Vegan

Yes

Farming Practices

Sustainable Non-Certified

HPS SKU

VDAG012216

 

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