Rimbert St. chinian travers marceau 2020


The 2020 Domaine Rimbert Saint-Chinian Les Travers de Marceau from Languedoc-Roussillon, France, is a rich and intense red wine. It's a Southern Rhone Red Blend that pairs well with lamb. This wine is a blend of Mourvèdre, Cinsault, Syrah, and Carignan, with the vines being up to 60 years old. It's noted for being an unoaked, lively red wine, with the grapes hand-harvested and destemmed before pressing. Regarding its flavor profile and production, the wine exhibits a classic Languedoc-Roussillon blend. Mourvèdre adds color and body, Carignan contributes smoothness, while Syrah provides spicy notes. It's described as a very balanced wine, with a nose rich in plum and blueberry aromas. On the palate, it delivers concentrated flavors of black fruit and a pleasant minerality. The producer, Jean Marie Rimbert, owns forty diverse parcels of land, each contributing to the wine's complexity. The gentle extraction process during its making adds finesse and elegance, making it a delightful choice for wine enthusiasts.