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Domaine Lafage Cayrol 2017

Domaine Lafage Cayrol

2017
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The Cayrol from Domaine Lafage is a 100% Carignan of extreme purity that shows all the mineral chara...

2 for immediate dispatch. More, available on 24/07/2020

£ 11.86

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Domaine Lafage Cayrol 2017

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

The Cayrol from Domaine Lafage is a 100% Carignan of extreme purity that shows all the mineral character of the IGP Côtes Catalanes. The palate is medium to full-bodied and it boasts boundless elegance thanks to the most floral side of Carignan and its pleasant tannins; a touch of dust is mixed with blackberry, mint and pepper notes that give form to a fresh and meaty palate at the same time, that can only be explained by slate soils and the altitude at which the vines are planted. It's a wine that continues developing in the glass, resulting, if that's possible, into a more balanced and intense wine at every sip: spices, cherries, toasted hints... An exquisite wine that truly pictures the beauty, power and personality of a Carignan wine at the heart of the Roussillon.

Only a 10% of this wine is matured in oak to preserve what the soils, the old vines and the climate have to offer. A firm value, with guaranteed pleasure.

Iberian ham / Tapas / Magret of duck

  • Vine age:60 years
  • Soil:Slate / Limestone
  • Climate:Mediterranean
  • Ageing period:6 months
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • ViewPicota cherry / Opaque
  • Bouquet:Ripe fruit / Higly aromatic / Blackberries / Spices
  • Mouth:Fleshy / Lovely tannins / Harmonious
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC

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by: Ramonet (20/03/2019) - Vintage 2016

Agradable sorpresa.

Esperaba encontrar un vino con alta tanicidad y viera rusticidad. Sorpresa. Lafage Cayrol es casi aterciopelado, tiene buena potencia aromática y es bastante redondo. Una buena carignan por su precio.

Domaine Lafage

Domaine Lafage

Domaine Lafage, situated on the outskirts of Perpignan, is the winery run by Jean-Marc and Eliane Lafage, the sixth generation in charge of the family-owned vineyards. The winery's modern-day history began with 36 ha of inherited old vines and gradually extended over very varied corners of Roussillon, where different climates and terrains occur, enabling the winery to produce one of the most complete wine portfolios in the whole of France. Lying between the sea and the mou...