根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類。
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.

Calmel & Joseph Villa Blanche - Marselan 2016 / 2018

FRR00685A

Vintage

Calmel & Joseph成立於1995年,是一間勃艮第式的釀造型酒商,以釀造及銷售法國南部的Languedoc-Roussillon法定產區葡萄酒產品為主。合作夥伴是分佈在Languedoc-Roussillon產區的各家族式酒莊。酒莊創始人之一的Laurent Calmel憑藉多年擔任釀酒顧問的經驗,逐步與產區內多個具有代表性的酒農及酒莊建立了長期的互信關係。

兩位公司創始人,Laurent CalmelJerome JosephLanguedoc-Roussillon產區發展潛力深信不疑。兩人共同的理念推動他們前行,一同釀製,混合與陳釀酒莊的全部葡萄酒款。這也是要向世界證明,在地中海特有的風土人文條件下,可以栽種並釀造出非常優質的葡萄酒;同時他們也渴望讓更多的人瞭解並認同Languedoc-Roussillon產區葡萄酒不為人知的品質與地位。除了堅持在這片風土上釀製出高品質的葡萄酒外,還期望憑藉對法國南部產區風土人文的理解,並通過多年的釀造經驗,陳釀出高品質的傳統風味葡萄酒。

法定產區:
IGP Pays d'Oc

產地:
法國

種類:
紅葡萄酒

葡萄品種:
100% Marselan.
這種葡萄是Cabernet Sauvignon及Grenache Noir的雜交種。在1961年由在Marseillan由INRA的研究人員創造。現時已分佈在Languedoc, Rhône Valley,西班牙,加洲北岸,瑞士及以色列等。

酒精度:
14.5%

天然風土:
火山土,黏土石灰土。氣候是典型的地中海氣候,溫暖而陽光充沛。而雨量較少。冬天較為溫和,而夏天則較為炎熱及乾旱,令葡萄更為成熟。

釀造:
傳統釀造方法,除梗後有一半葡萄都會壓碎。壓榨過程每日會於25-30°C下進行。酒液會在缸內儲存3星期。而乳酸發酵會在靜酒中進行。.

陳年:
紅酒會在混凝土缸內陳年10個月,之後才裝瓶。

品酒筆記:
極為集中,帶一點閃亮的深紫色。有種成熟地中海水果的香味,例如黑布冧及黑無花果。同時,也有甘草及豐富深色水果的香氣。叢林及香料氣息在味蕾上表現出來,收結更帶一點玉桂香。口感順滑,單寧有力卻柔順。此酒和藹而酒體又豐富。收結的鮮味更令此酒更為平衡。 當然,這種少見的葡萄更會令你想發掘它的味道。

 

Appellation:
IGP Pays d'Oc 

Country of Origin:
France

Type:
Red/Rouge (Still)

Varieties:
100% Marselan

The Marselan varietal is a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache Noir. It was created in 1961 near the town of Marseillan by the INRA research body and is now planted in vineyards in the Languedoc, Rhône Valley, Spain, the North Coast of California, Switzerland and Israel.

Alcohol:
14.5% alc./vol

Terroir:
Volcanic, clay & limestone. The climate is typically Mediterranean, warm and sunny with a low rainfall. Winters are mild, summers are hot and usual drought conditions fully matured the grapes.

Vinification:
Tradition al vinification after destemming and partially crushing of 50% of the harvest. Cap punching operations (pigeages) were carried out each day with a fermentation temperature between 25 and 30°C. The wine spends a total of 3 weeks in vat. The malo-lactic fermentation was carried out on the settled wine.

Ageing:
Wine is aged for ten months in concrete vats before bottling.

Tasting Notes:
Very dense, almost black hue flecked with purple. Lovely shine. Aromas of ripe Mediterranean fruit such as plums and black figs; there are notes of liquorice again this year, as well as jammy dark fruit. Garrigue and spices come through on the palate, with a touch of cinnamon on the finish. The palate is smooth, the tannins are powerful yet supple. This wine is succulent and full: its power is balanced by a lovely freshness on the finish. This little-known grape variety will excite the curious