2013 Domaine Réveille Côtes Catalanes “Franc Tireur”

2013 Domaine Réveille Côtes Catalanes “Franc Tireur”

Regular price $22

Price: $22

Region: Roussillon < France
Grapes: Carignan
Vineyard/Cellar Stats: Certified organic farming (EcoCert), gneiss/schist soil, 60 to 114-year old vines, concrete aging, <10ppm SO2, 15% carbonic fermentation, unfined/unfiltered
Winemaker: France Crispeels

Domaine Réveille is the lifelong dream of France, a kick-ass female winemaker and student of Nicolas Joly, a god of natural winemaking. Vignoble Réveille translates to ‘wake the vineyard’ conveying the vitality of the wines and France’s desire to make wines that are pure, lively and express the soil from which they are born.
The wine is rich and layered with ripe red fruit, yet vibrant and fresh, finishing with a pleasant salinity and black pepper bite.  Easy to gulp, yet a lot going on that causes you to pause. For whatever you’re serving for dinner, or after-dinner enjoyment, late into the night…