Chateau La Bastide Corbieres “Tradition”

Chateau La Bastide Corbieres “Tradition”

COUNTRY

France

WINE TYPE

Red

APPELLATION

Corbiers

VARIETY

Syrah

AGE OF VINES

35 to 55 years

FARMING

Sustainable

SOIL

Chalky clay; Alluvial gravel

ALTITUDE

1,161 to 2,001 ft

FERMENTATION

select yeast

AGING

Large oak

DESCRIPTION

Chateau La Bastide Corbieres is a cuvee of Syrah with a bit of Grenache, matured in aged barrique. Scents of cassis and dark cherry, caramel and chocolate and taste of kirsch and herbal liqueur. Polished and lush yet satisfyingly juicy, this has complexit with scent of mint, fennel, and coniferous scrub.  A benchmark Corbieres red that is  terrific value wine.