Domaine des Tourelles Vielles Vignes Carignan
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The second Vielles Vignes project from enigmatic winemaker Faouzi Issa.
Domaine des Tourelles have a 50 year old block of Carignan in their Amik vineyard in the Bekka Valley. The fruit from here provides an excellent component for the acclaimed Domaine des Tourelles Red, but winemaker Faouzi believed it could produce great wine in it’s own right. This first vintage highlights his belief in the project. The wine only sees concrete during production, being both fermented and aged for twelve months in his old but perfectly formed tanks.
The nose has an exotic mix of ripe fig, bright cranberry and rasberry fruit with notes of liquorice , it’s lifted and pronounced. The plate had more beautifully ripe red fruit characters, along side lively fig and date notes, the acidity perfectly balances the generous flavours and leaves a pure, clean finish.
Marinated mediteranian spiced meats, grilled vegetables. BBQs.
BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON
MR. FAOUZI ISSA
CONTAINS SULPHITES AND NO OTHER ALLERGENS