Vintage 2022

Corbières `Les Pipelettes`, Domaine Sainte-Marie des Crozes

Domaine Sainte Marie des Crozes
Product Code: MF06ZZRC

Tasting Notes

Beautiful ruby color, supported, with purplish reflections. The very intense and fresh nose is dominated by notes of small red fruits (raspberry) which are mixed with aromas of sweet spices and violet. The mouth is both lively and ample from the attack, and has a beautiful sweetness. The tannins, well present, but of a beautiful finesse make it a very gouleyant wine.

Profile

40% Cinsault 40% Syrah 20% Grenache
Red
14
France
AOC Corbières, Languedoc
6
Cork
Domaine Ste Marie des Crozes
Yes
75cl
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The path was difficult. He surrounded himself with many tips before replanting and restructuring the vineyard. Many hectares have been replanted today offering a wide range of grape varieties.

In 2012, their youngest daughter Christelle, after a little tour of the winemaking world, made a place for herself among this tribe of winegrowers and proudly claims her position as the first woman vine grower of the family.

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organically. Christelle joined her father in 2012 after a tour of the 
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In 1997, Bernard Alias, the current owner, inherited the property of Douzens. In an economic context of wine crisis, the challenge to be met was for him the detonator of his determination to rise to the rank of the best of his appellation and to be worthy of this earth inherited in terroir of Alaric.

The path was difficult. He surrounded himself with many tips before replanting and restructuring the vineyard. Many hectares have been replanted today offering a wide range of grape varieties.

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restructured by Christelle’s father, Bernard, and are now cultivated 
organically. Christelle joined her father in 2012 after a tour of the 
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In the Alias ??family, being a winemaker is transmitted from generation to generation. This is how Jean, Hector and Hervé, son of the earth, devoted themselves to the vineyard by habit and inheritance as did all the Languedocites, while living from another activity.

In 1997, Bernard Alias, the current owner, inherited the property of Douzens. In an economic context of wine crisis, the challenge to be met was for him the detonator of his determination to rise to the rank of the best of his appellation and to be worthy of this earth inherited in terroir of Alaric.

The path was difficult. He surrounded himself with many tips before replanting and restructuring the vineyard. Many hectares have been replanted today offering a wide range of grape varieties.

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About this product +

Producer >

Run with fantastic energy by the young Christelle Alias, this 38 ha estate lies at the foot of the Montagne d’Alaric in the northerly, cooler part of the Corbières. In 1997 the vineyards were completely restructured by Christelle’s father, Bernard, and are now cultivated organically. Christelle joined her father in 2012 after a tour of the viticultural world and has clearly had fun creating her wines: there is a juicy vibrancy – she clearly aims for freshness and elegance over extraction and power.

Viticulture >

Clay Limestone

Winemaking >

This cuvée is specially cold vinified to develop the aromatic power of the three grape varieties and exhale their intense fruit flavors. Vinified at low temperature, the juice is separated from the skins and pulps at mid-fermentation to finish the fermentation in search of the fruit only.

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