Le Loup Blanc La Mère Grand 2012 Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Aromas of sour cherries and juniper. Lots of muscle in this wine but also much freshness. Beautiful and delicate texture, precise, concentrated andfresh with fine and ripe tannins. A perfect match to pasta with black olivesor suckling pig with vegetables and mushrooms.
About the winemaker
Le Loup Blanc is located in Minervois, an area of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France. Run by Nicolas Gaignon and his wife Carine – in partnership with their friend Alain Rochat and Carine’s brother, Laurent Farre – Le Loup Blanc; which they acquired in 2002; is an 18-hectare domain where vines grow on a lime-red clay soil. No less than 11 grape varieties are grown biodynamically. The red varieties are made up of Carignan Noir, Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Tempranillo, Alicante and Chenanson. The white ones comprise Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc, Terret Bourret and Carignan Blanc. Le Loup Blanc has been certified organic since 2007.
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