Le clos du serres St jean terrasses larzac re 2019


The Le Clos du Serres Saint-Jean Terrasses du Larzac is a red wine from the Terrasses du Larzac region in Languedoc-Roussillon, France. This wine is noted for its powerful character with a well-balanced interplay between acidity and tannins, indicative of the region's terroir and winemaking style. The wine is part of the "cuvée village" series from Domaine Le Clos du Serres, representing the incredible terroir of the region. It is made from a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Œillade, and Mourvèdre grapes. The vineyards are situated in the village of Saint Jean de la Blaquière, set in a natural circus and benefitting from both a Mediterranean and continental climate. The wine's unique character is further shaped by its terroir, which consists of schistes, sandstones, pebbles, and ruffes. In terms of vinification, the grapes are totally destemmed and crushed, with each plot vinified separately and raised in concrete tanks for 8 months. This meticulous process contributes to the wine's distinctive profile. Terrasses Du Larzac Saint-Jean is "charming, fresh and forward," characterized by good purity of fruit, a distinctive southern France character, and a pleasing finish. The wine is recommended as a great value for its price. The Le Clos du Serres Saint-Jean Terrasses du Larzac is suggested for pairing with a variety of dishes, including puffed tapenade, vegetable pie, grilled chops, garlic lamb, rabbit with olives, and carrot velouté with poached chorizo, showcasing its versatility in gastronomic settings.