Château de Flaugergues

Owner: Count Henri de Colbert
Exposure: West, south
Climate: Mediterranean
Location: 3 km to the east of Montpellier, Languedoc
Soil: Round pebbles "les Grès", alluvial traces from the Rhône delta

"Cuvée Sommelière"

Varieties: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah
Vinification: Long carbonic maceration. Grapes issued only from carefully selected very low yielding vines. Separation of free run from press juice.
Maturity: Wine with a high potential due to a very strong extraction. Should reach its full maturity after resting for 3 to 4 years in bottle.
This powerful and generous wine symbolizes the success of the Flaugergues vineyard restructuring. The "Cuvée Sommelière" is all in concentration and length. Vinified with the utmost care and perfectly balanced, wine-lovers will for many years enjoy the opulence of

"Cuvée Sélection"
(Côteaux du Languedoc-La Méjanelle)

Varieties: 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 10% Carignan
Vinification: By individual varietal, with de-stemmed grapes. Long temperature controlled fermentation. 9 months maturation.
Maturity: Could be drunk the first year or be aged up to 4 years.
Intense nose and complex aromas of spices and red fruits. The aromas of crystalised fruits are suported by a round and full body. The long finish reveals notes of golden raisins.

"Fûts de Chêne"
(Côteaux du Languedoc-La Méjanelle)

Varieties: 58% Grenache, 42% Syrah
Vinification:  by individual varietal, after selecting vines with the lowest yields.
Long temperature controlled fermentation
Maturity:  possible ageing over several years
Intense nose and complex aromas of ripe fruit, pepper, licorice, venison. Its highly structured tannins are sustained and balanced by a light and elegant suggestion of wood. Undeniable charm and good ageing potential.

(Côteaux du Languedoc-La Méjanelle)

Varieties: 50% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre
Vinification:Juice drawn off after a day of maceration. Low
temperature controlled fermentation to keep the fruity aromas
Maturity: A wine to drink young and fresh.
Complex nose of fresh fruits and spices. The lively taste is associated with the smooth strawberry and raspberry flavors. Hints of spicy notes give this wine an interesting finish.