Domaine Canto Perlic - Prestige 2016 - Red
"Prestige" is a red wine made from the local grape variety braucol and out of syrah and merlot. Each grape variety is harvested when the grapes are optimally ripe and the winemaking is done each grape variety separated from each other. The grapes are macerated for 3 weeks after harvest before the fermentation begins. The finished wine is aged in barrels for a year before being bottled.
- Country : France
- Region : Sothwest of France
- Grape variety : Braucol, Syrah, Merlot
- Classification : AOP Gaillac
- Awards : Goldmedal Concours des Feminalise, Goldmedal Concours des Vignerons indépendants, Bronzemedal Concours des grands vin de France à Macon
- Color : Red
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 13%
- Storage potential : 3-5 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Domaine Canto Perlic belongs to the appelation Gaillac in the Southwest of France. The name "Canto Perlic" means the partridge's song in the ancient southern French language called occitane. The vineyard was bought in 2000 by Sune and Ursula Sloge with origins in Sweden. The vineyard has been completely renovated and modernized since the purchase and today Canto Perlic can enjoy the reputation for being one of the best vineyards of the Gaillac appellation. The estate comprises 9 hectars of land and as often in southwest many diverse grapes varieties are cultivated here. For the red wines, representing 70% of the total production, is grown fer Servadou, syrah, duras, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and gamay. Mauzac, loin de l'oeil, Sauvignon and Muscadelle are cultivated for the white wines.
Dark red color with violet tints. Aromas of dark fruit such as blackcurrant, blackberry and plum with spicy and peppery element. A round and mellow fruity flavor - spices, red berries and some vanilla and cocoa. A wine to drink with a rib or a meat dish with a sauce.