Domaine de Lafage

The wines of Lafage

LE PETIT

 

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

 

Gamay

 Syrah

 

 

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