M. Chapoutier Banyuls

M. Chapoutier Banyuls 2015

Dark garnet in color, this wine features the aroma of dried fruit, crystallized orange and pepper. Flavors of chocolate and dried prune dominate the palate, with a full-bodied texture leading to a sweet, complex finish.

Style:
Bold, Complex, Fruity, Full-bodied, Rich, Sweet
Flavor:
Chocolate, Pepper, Candied Orange, Dried Prune
Bottle Size(s)
500 ML
Appellation
Banyuls
Grapes
Grenache
Alcohol Percentage
17.00%
Fermentation
Grapes are hand picked when very ripe. They are destemmed and crushed. A long fermentation is halted with the addition of pure alcohol, retaining natural sugars and ensuring a good extraction of aroma, flavor, and tannin.
Aging
Aged in oak casks and steel vats 16 to 23 months depending on vintages.