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In Vino Erotico rouge 2019

IGP Coteaux du Libron, Alma Cersius, 750 ml

750 ml
Selection Baur au Lac Vins30
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Grape variety: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer: Alma Cersius
Origin: France / Languedoc-Roussillon / Coteaux de Béziers
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Article nr. 28914719
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Gift box available!
Grape variety: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer: Alma Cersius
Origin: France / Languedoc-Roussillon / Coteaux de Béziers
Other bottle sizes:

Description

In Vino Erotico is an emotional wine that wants to be experienced, the result of a long reflection and tasting with a precise idea in mind: to create a wine with a touch of sensuality, aromatic magic and a crisp texture. If Apollinaire had written about a wine... would In Vino Erotico have been the lucky one? Wine is a world of sensations, In Vino Erotico was created to delight them. The result is a wine that is silky, crisp and elegant. Very ripe Bigarreau cherries, a serie of intense and deep aromas: candied red fruits, generous spices, and grilled notes. Powerful and rich in the mouth, revealing flavors of tapenade and vanilla, followed by mocha and brandied stone fruits. A culinary versatile, fascinating wine - like the chameleon on the label.

Attributes

Origin: France / Languedoc-Roussillon / Coteaux de Béziers
Grape variety: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Label: Vegan
Ripening potential: 1 to 4 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Bistecca fiorentina, T-Bone steak, Vitello tonnato, Wild specialities, Hot vegetable curries
Vinification: (short) pellicular fermentation, fermentation in steel tank
Harvest: hand-picking
Maturation: in steel tank, in large wooden barrel/foudre, on the yeast, bâtonnage
Volume: 13.5 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Grape variety

Cabernet Sauvignon

The backbone of Bordeaux

The Cabernet Sauvignon gives the Bordeaux its backbone, yielding deep violet wines with powerful tannins and endless ripening potential. It is the top dog in Médoc, and is placed in all five premier crus of Bordelais. When young, it often appears strict and unapproachable, but with advancing years, its tannins round off. It is wonderfully velvety, and yet always maintains its freshness. Typical flavours include cassis, graphite and cedar. Wherever Cabernet Sauvignon is found, Merlot is not far away. It complements the robust structure of Cabernet with softness, fruit and richness. The Cabernet Sauvignon is the most-exported vine in the world. It delivers persuasive qualities in Italy as an ingredient of the Super Tuscan, or as the flagship variety from California. There, it is lovingly titled “Cab Sauv”. Meat fans should be aware that it fantastically accompanies a grilled entrecôte. The family tree of Cabernet Sauvignon is surprising: its parents are Cabernet Franc and the white Sauvignon blanc.

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Merlot

Everybody’s darling

Merlot is the most charming member of the Bordeaux family. It shines with rich colour, fragrant fullness, velvety tannins and sweet, plummy fruit. It even makes itself easy for the vintner, as it matures without issue in cool years as well. This is in contrast to the stricter Cabernet Sauvignon, which it complements as a blending partner. Its good qualities have made the Merlot famous worldwide. At over 100,000 hectares, it is the most-planted grape in France. It also covers large areas in California, Italy, Australia and recently in Eastern Europe. The only catch is that pure Merlot varieties rarely turn out well. Its charm is often associated with a lack of substance. Only the best specimens improve with maturity. They then develop complex notes of leather and truffles. This succeeds in the top wines from the Bordeaux appellation of Pomerol and those from Ticino, among others.

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Syrah

A hint of pepper

The legend stubbornly persists that the Syrah variety came from the Persian city of Shiraz. Yet, researchers have shown that it is a natural crossing of two old French varieties: the red Dureza from the Rhône Valley and the white Mondeuse blanche from Savoy. Wines from Syrah are gentle and concentrated. They smell of dark berries, violets and liquorice, and amaze with a piquant touch of white pepper. As varietal wines, they are found on the northern Rhone, as in the Hermitage or Côte Rôtie appellations, as well as in Swiss Valais. In the southern Rhône Valley, Syrah is often wedded with Grenache and Mourvèdre. In 1832, a Frenchman brought the variety to Australia, where it became the emblem of the national wine industry. There, the weightiest versions develop with typical notes of tar and chocolate.

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Region

Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc and Roussillon: the wine-giant of the south

The largest contiguous wine region of France begins on the west bank of the Rhône River, stretching more than 240 kilometres to the west to Banyuls-sur-Mer, on the border with Spain. The area is an inexhaustible reservoir of corpulent wines from international varieties, but the top crus from this region come from various regional appellations, where long-established varieties such as Carignan and Grenache (red) and Picpoul and Bourboulenc (white) yield extraordinarily characterful wines.

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Country

France

France – Philosophy in a bottle

According to French philosophy, wine should be an expression of the soil and climate. They use the word “terroir” to describe this. Terroir makes every wine different, and many especially good. French wine is regarded worldwide as an expression of cultural perfection. The French believe that humans are responsible for the quality of the berries, the vine variety for their character, and nature for the quantity. This philosophy can be expressed succinctly as: “the truth is the vineyard, not the man.”

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