Domaine de Lafage

The wines of Lafage

Tradition 2014

 

Located in the heart of the white Quercy, the land offers clay-limestone soil ideal to make the best of the grape varieties for this cuvée. This 2014 Tradition with an incredible personality blends aromas of red fruit, Grenache and blackcurrant as well as beautiful spicy notes. In the mouth it is fresh and greedy. The carafe will allow it to flourish fully and to round out and reveal all its aromatic complexity.

PAIRING THE WINE WITH THE FOOD

It is a wine that goes mainly with meals. It will go nicely with typical south western dishes such as chicken and/or duck.

TESTING THE WINE AT ITS BEST

Preferably at 16 ° C.

KEPT

It can be kept as long as 8 years

THE GRAPE VARIETIES AND THE BLEND

.  50 % de Cabernet franc
.  25 % de Côt
.  25 % de Merlot

THE AGE OF THE VINES

Around 35 ans

THE GROUND COMPOSITION

Clay and Limestone

THE HARVEST

The harvest periods are very spread out. From early September to mid-October.

THE PROCESS OF FERMENTATION

Each vine is harvested and made into wine separately. A cold maceration time is carried out before the start in alcoholic fermentation. The fermentation is done spontaneously thanks to the native yeasts. Extractions are made by winding and shedding. After the fermentation, there is a maceration going from one month to a month and a half. All grape varieties are blended during spring.

MATURING

24 months in concrete barrels.