Chateau de Pennautier Rouge

Lorgeril_Cabardes_Rouge_Back_100_Website.jpgWinery: Lorgeril
Languedoc, Le Sud (Languedoc, Southern France)
Pennautier, France
Appellation:  Cabardes Rouge
Designation: AOC

Site: Stony, calcareous, hillside vineyards within the AOC. Elevation about 300 meters.

Grapes: Cabernet Franc 20%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%, Merlot 20%, Malbec 10%, Syrah 10%, Grenache 20%

Fermentation and Aging: Stainless steel.

Notes: At once both Bordelaise and Mediterranean, this wine is wonderfully versatile and will show one side, or the other, of its personality depending upon the food context. The wine is, in a word, delicious, and its quality along with classy packaging have made it a favorite.

Vintage: 2014