Domaine de La Croix, Cuvée Eloge Red 2010 – Cru Classé
 

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Domaines de La Croix & de la Bastide Blanche
Côtes de Provence - Cru Classé
20% Mourvedre, 80% Syrah
Garnet-colored with purple highlights; delicate, intense and complex; blackberry and black currant flavor; vanilla and cacao; full, well-balanced, and silky with rich tannins; aromatic finale.
Best served with red meat, game, or aged cheeses.
The grapes are harvested by hand and carefully selected and destalked.
Cooling of the vintage by dry ice, cool (46°F) maceration with skins of grapes (one week), fermentation in stainless steel, maceration, malolactic fermentation, maturing in oak (12 months).
Shallow sandy-schist soil
30 hectoliters per hectare
10,000 bottles; also available in magnums
Gold Medal, Concours Général de Paris 2012
Gold Medal, Gilbert & Gaillard 88/100
2 Stars, Guide Hachette
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