Gardarem Red
Marrenon - Luberon
Red,Luberon
85 % Syrah 15 % Grenache noir
history
MARRENON is, first and foremost, more than 40 years of human adventure shared by 460 wine-growers united into co-operatives and today working in a vineyard spreading in the Luberon and the Ventoux regions. The plots are located in the heart of the State Park of Luberon. Therefore, all farming is done in a sustainable way and special programs to preserve the bio-diversity are put in place.
Vineyard
Gardarem has been made from 3 isolated plots with an exceptional and unique terroirs. One of these parcels is typical from those terroirs situated on Southern Luberon high hills: very rocky soils, clayey and deep. The exposure favours earliness and a beautiful grape ripeness. The two other plots are situated on Northern Luberon sides at 300 m and 450m high on clayey and chalky soils. 30-year vines. Clipping and trellising. Short pruning of « two eyes » shaping (that is to say: two shoots and four clusters of grapes). Optimization of foliar soil brings more sweetness to the grapes. Yield: Syrah with small and concentrated berries. Cultural practices and environmental conditions give small yields: 28 ha/hl.
Winemaking
Soft extractions aiming fullness and velvety features. Long fermentation at low temperature, followed by a 4-week maceration. The maturing is done after the malo-lactic fermentation, all in new French oak barrels, from Tronçais forest, on a seelction Colbert of Nadalié cooper.
Tasting notes
A deep red colour with ruby hints. Scrubland notes . A clear and greedy attack .Silky tannins with black fruits aromas and smoky .
Food pairing
It will be perfect with red meats and cheese.
Aging potential
10 years
Grape varieties
85 % Syrah 15 % Grenache noir
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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