Franck Labeyrie has the characteristic to age his wines in natural environments. …after have done it in the sea, in the Arcachon Bay…he started it again in the Snow!
The maturation of this wine, Graves A.O.C. Château de Lugey, has been made during 6 months under several meters of snow at approximately 2500 meters of altitude at the summit of Cauterets’ ski resort, in French Pyrenees. Wine boxes being carried by helicopter.
Oenologists agree to say that this new maturation reveals “mineral notes” and “a new complexity” to this wine; what make of it an even more unique, exceptional and original wine.
On top of that, the bottle has a singular and stylish label, changing of colour in motion.
A wine with a shiny red color and a thick body.
A complex smell made of red fruits and spices.
Softness on the palate, slight notes of grilled almonds and coffee which pleasantly complete the fruity aromas.
Fresh and intense final.
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Tasting and recommendations
Will go harmoniously with your red meats and cheeses.
Also simply, for the pleasure to taste a wine grown in the snow…