Domaine de Lafage

The wines of Lafage

IGP Gamay Syrah

 

A thirst quenching wine with a sturdy character. It’s a wine with notes of spice and fruit brandy (The Gigne). Within a deep purplish color, this wine hides a fresh and lively taste.

A pleasant attack on the palate of the acidulated notes of gooseberry and the after taste is firm and slightly spicy.

PAIRING THE WINE WITH THE FOOD

It’s a wine which is well paired with cooked and cold meat, grilled meat and appetizers.

A TESTING THE WINE AT ITS BEST

Preferably at 14 ° C. It can be kept as long as 2 to 3 years

THE GRAPE VARIETIES AND THE BLEND

.  40 % Syrah

.  60 % Gamay

THE AGE OF THE VINES

Around 40 years old

THE GROUND COMPOSITION

Clay and Sandstone

THE HARVEST

The harvest period is very spread out. From early September to mid-October.

VINIFICATION

The harvested grape are deseeded and pressed. A cold maceration time happens before the alcoholic fermentation. The Fermentation starts spontaneously because of the native yeasts. The extractions are very light or even closer to the infusion.

MATURING

8 months in barrels