Corbieres Rouge Cuvée Prestige, Chateau Ollieux Romanis, Corbieres, France 2017
Regular price £18.80
Family owned – historic winemaking region – low yields
Château Les Ollieux Romanis
The region of Boutenac in the south of France has played host to winemaking estates since the time of the Romans. While the lineage of Château Les Ollieux Romanis doesn’t stretch back quite as far as that - it has been owned by the Bories family for generations - the estate continues to produce wines in a traditional manner that pays homage to the history of their region. From vines located on a sheltered hillside, the Ollieux Romanis team produce a range of wines that focus on the typical black grape varieties of this region; Carignan, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre, along with the classic white varieties of Roussanne and Marsanne.
Corbieres Rouge Cuvée Prestige 2017
Along with the Classic black varieties this Prestige blend features Carignan that is produced from vines which are up to 100 years old! Aged in oak for 15 months, it displays concentrated flavours of black cherries, cocoa butter and liquorice – a fine example of a wine which is suitable for both drinking young or ageing. Concentrated flavours of black cherries, cocoa butter, liquorice and balsam.