" La cuvée historique en assemblage de grenache et Syrah, concentré sur des notes de cassis très mûrs, d'épices et de maquis "
Prestige du Président 2015 – Corse rouge
This wine is derived from the Pinaccia plateau, which provides a chalky-clay terroir, situated between the sea and the mountains. This area benefits from a mild climate with cool night-time temperatures and good ventilation for the vines. Prestige du Président rouge is a wine made from selected parcels.
VINIFICATION : Destemmed uncrushed grapes. Malolactic fermentation. Maturation in tanks at the temperature of 25°C to 31°C, moderate extraction during 20-25 days, maturation 10 months in oak barrels (1/3 new, 1/3 barrels of 3 vintages) for 50% of the volume.
PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 9.90 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : / )
TASTING NOTES : Bright deep purple color.
Aromas of violet, smoke, cocoa-vanilla, fruity black cherry and black currant, a touch of leather, mild spices (nutmeg-cardamom). Crisp and lively attack, elegant oak, associated with good acidity and licorice-mint notes, persistent finish, evoking grey pepper and bitter cocoa, very good freshness and finesse.
FOOD PAIRING : creamy pumpkin soup with black pudding, stuffed guinea fowl, and grilled duck breast or t-bone steak.
Union de Vignerons de l’Île de Beauté
Since 1958, winemakers have been writing Corsica’s wines history at the heart of their historical vineyard. Located in eastern Corsica with more than 1 541 hectares of vineyards, Union de Vignerons de l’Île de Beauté, proud of its values and its commitment for quality, has become the most important supplier and exporter of Corsica wines.
“Brands as well as domains all reflect the island’s specificities. Born in the island, they are synonym of art of living, culture and tradition, reflecting our 60 year old know-how. Réserve du Président and Prestige du Président are our most successful brands“.