Bouteille de Pinot noir Arrogant Frog

Arrogant Frog – Pinot Noir 2021

  • Appellation : Pays d’Oc – Indication Géographique Protégée
  • Grape Varieties : 100% Pinot Noir
  • Gold Medal at the 2019 Concours Général Agricole


Tasting Notes


  • Colour : Bright and lovely light garnet-red color
  • Nose : Very elegant with a note of red berries, strawberry, cherry, soft spices aromas with a hint of vanilla.
  • Palate : Medium-bodied wine, with ripe tannins and acidity which testify his capability to age. It develops very delicate aromas and a long lasting finish.
  • Food pairing : To be served at 16°C with grilled meat: lamb, veal or pork, game and soft /medium cheese.
  • Vineyard profile

    • Soil type: Clay, limestone and gravels – the vineyards are farmed according to sustainable agriculture
    • Vineyard age : Over 20 year-old vines
    • Pruning : Cordon de Royat, Simple Guyot
    • Harvest: mechanical at night in order to avoid premature oxidation
    • Average yield: 45 hl/ha

    Vinification process

    Destemming of the grape, skin contact maceration at 10°C for 3 days in order to extract aromas and colour. Fermentation takes place with selected yeast at 25°C maximum and is followed by skin contact maceration for 5 days and then pressing. Only the first presses are reincorporated into the wine. 50% of the blend is aged in new oak barrel for 7 months. The other 50% are matured stainless steel vats. After taking the wine off the barrels we have aged it for a further 2 months in vats prior to bottling.


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