Arrogant Frog Reserve GSM

Tasting notes

  • Colour: Intense ruby red with garnet tints.
  • Nose: Complex with blackberries, violet flowers and humidor aromas evolving toward spicy vanilla notes.
  • Palate: Well balanced, opulent and soft with smooth tannins. Strong fruity character with a sweet fruit mouthfeel. Rich and full bodied with a toasted finish.
  • Food pairing: Best served with grilled red meat, pasta, game and soft cheeses
  • Serving temperature: 17°C.

Description

Vineyard profile

  • Soil type: Limestone and chalk for the Grenache and Syrah, and deep limestone and gravel for the Mourvèdre.
  • Harvest: mechanical at night in order to avoid premature oxidation.
  • Average yield: 44 hl/ha

Vinification

Grape selection. Grape destemming, separate vinification for each type of grape. Fermentation lasted 4 days for the Grenache and Mourvèdre and 5 for the Syrah at a maximum temperature of 28°C. Traditional maceration for the 3 varieties (around 14 days).

The wine was aged in 80% American oak barrels (35% new, 65% 1 and 2 year-old) and 20% in 1 year-old French oak barrels.

Additional information

Grape Varieties

Syrah (45%), Grenache (30%), Mourvèdre (25%)

Appellation

AOP Languedoc

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