Prestige Red Wine
Like some grands crus Class A, our Prestige Red is a blend of two grape varieties: Cabernet and Syrah. The result of close collaboration between our oenologists, our cellar master, and members of the Cheylan Family, this wine exemplifies the best of Château Virant's skill. Naturally aged in our 17th century cellar, this red wine perfects its expression for one year in oak barrels.
From harvest to topping, we closely monitor each step in the development of this cru. At Château Virant, we act as guardians of the traditional artisanal methods that allow for the creation of this spectacular wine.
Long in the mouth, this red wine presents powerful, complex aromas of vanilla, caramel, blackberries, cherries, and spices. This bouquet of flavors results from the select grape varieties used and the careful attention paid to the development of this special vintage.
Our Prestige Red is best enjoyed with red meats and wild game and frequently accompanies gourmet meals. This red wine also delivers incredible aromas when paired with chocolate.
We suggest that you decant or aerate our Prestige Red for one hour before serving.
Château Virant has an HVE 3 certification issued by the French government. This distinguished label is only obtained after having reached the highest level of environmental certification for farms. This label signifies sustainable production and practices with careful management of natural resources.
Due to their confidential production, the Prestige wines of Château Virant are not entered in national competitions.
|Appellation of origin||AOP Aix en Provence|
|Wine fermentation||The Prestige Red Château Virant has undergone a double alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.|
|Wine maturation||The wine is aged in the cellar dating from 1632 in barrels selected from the best coopers in France, whose wood comes exclusively from French oak forests.|
Red fruits, vanilla, blackberries, spices
|Area||This cuvée is produced from the grapes of the historical hillside of Château Virant which comprises 10 ha.|
|Location||The Cabernet and Syrah that produce this wine are located in the communes of Lançon de Provence|
|Age of the vineyards||Our oldest vines offer the clusters of this wine|
|Planting density||The average planting density is 2.5 m2 per Cep.|
|Floors||The soil on which these vines are planted is clay and limestone.|
|Type of viticulture||The entire estate is certified High Environmental Value Level 3 (HVE3), the most demanding sustainable agriculture there is.|
|Type of harvest||The harvest is done mechanically at a reduced speed to prevent any alteration of the berries.|
|Winery||The inertia of the original concrete vats allows the best vinification.|
|Vinification||This vintage has undergone a long vinification and a fermentation at 20°.|
|Bottling date||2 to 3 years after the harvest|
|Type of crop||Traditional|
|Date of harvest||The grapes are harvested in September, the day being decided according to the evolution of the maturity of the grapes.|
|Custody level||It is customary to keep it in the cellar for 5 to 10 years|
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Yves L. published the 21/12/2021 following an order made on 09/12/2021
on en reprend régulièrement, donc c'est tout dire ...
Peter M. published the 18/11/2021 following an order made on 05/11/2021
Très bonne surprise. Le vin est agréable en bouche, un régal !
Fabrice K. published the 10/11/2021 following an order made on 30/10/2021
On a adoré ce vin, puissant et fryiité
Francis A. published the 09/11/2021 following an order made on 26/10/2021
Une belle longueur en bouche, un bouquet de saveurs provençale.
Maurice V. published the 07/06/2021 following an order made on 26/05/2021
PATRICE JEAN L. published the 15/04/2021 following an order made on 04/04/2021
PATRICK C. published the 07/04/2021 following an order made on 26/03/2021
Très bon vin
Yves L. published the 01/04/2021 following an order made on 21/03/2021
déjà connu et acheté, donc on aime car on recommande. avons visité la propriété et la cave et avons acheté sur place
Anonymous customer published the 16/01/2021 following an order made on 01/01/2021
Je connaissais déjà, je ne suis pas déçue