Cassagne & Vitailles Combarels 2018

Cassagne & Vitailles Combarels 2018

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Airoldi Fine Wines
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The friendship between Matthieu Rollin and Nicolas Seffusatti was born in the back row of an economy class in Montpellier. They spent more time with their heads in the clouds rather than in notebooks, and more time daydreaming than listening to teachers, and in the end, their entrepreneurship and their will to reach for their dreams brought them together. “Right from the start, we knew what were our goals.” All they missed was a direction…. And the first direction has been China and the import of french wines. ‘We came in through the back door and we fought to make ourselves a place. It has been a rewarding experience, a very strong and personal achievement, but we still missed something… After 10 years spent relentlessly running after objectives we realized that time was flying by, that our children were growing and that we were slowly drifting away from our child dream : to create great wines in Languedoc. Our homeland. It was time to go back home! We founded Domaine Cassagne et Vitailles in 2015 with one ambition, to create true wines, uncompromising wines which would reflect all the richness and the diversity of Languedoc terroirs. Guided by nature, we passionately listen, observe and analyze like hard-working children living a waking dream.’



Notes and Reviews

Château Tasting


James Suckling 92: Combarels is a wine of character and contrasts. The nose is intense with a refined aromatic profile. Fruity notes of blackcurrant and blackberry gradually give way to guarrigue and sweet spices notes. The palate is juicy and fleshy with a delicate tannic structure. Fresh and long finale.


Product Details

Vintage

2018

Grape Varieties

Syrah, Carignan, Grenache

Type

Red

Age of Vines

60+ years

Vinification

Exposed to the South, the vines benefit from an optimal exposition allowing them to reach perfect ripeness while keeping their freshness and fine tannins. Berries are meticulously selected during the hand harvest taking place at the beginning of October.

Elevage

12 months in oak barrel

Soil Type

Situated near Montpeyroux and Saint-Saturnin. The soil is argilo-calcareous.