CHATEAU MAS NEUF Tradition Rouge 2008
AOC Costieres de Nimes
Syrah (50%), Grenache (15%), Mourvèdre (20%), Carignan (15%).
Intense garnet colour.
The nose reveals red fruits (raspberry, redcurrants) combined with subtle hints of eucalyptus and bouquet garni. Aromas of very ripe fruit, leather and bouquet garni.
The palate is sensual and is distinguished by a good balance of freshness. The aromas of very ripe fruit, leather and bouquet garni indicate full ripeness of the grapes resulting. With its subtle tannins the Mas Neuf Rhone Paradox can be tasted now or could be laid down in the cellar for 2 to 5 years.
Selection of 5 to 20-year old vineyard blocks, on soils containing Villafranchian pebbles with very good filtration properties.
15 to 20 days of fermentation on the skins after destemming and crushing
Fermentation at a controlled temperature (28°C)
Maturation in tanks and barrels (15%) that have been used for wines from the Great classified growths (Smith-Haut-Lafitte, Lafite-Rothschild, Pape Clément) for a period of 9 months.
Food and wine matching
Roast white meats, large cuts of beef, delicatessen.
Tasting notes :
Grapes Varieties （葡萄品种）
45% Syrah (西拉45 %),
25% Grenache (歌海娜25 %),
15% Mourvèdre (暮合怀特15 %),
15% Carignan (佳丽酿15 %).
Lafite-Rothschild, Pape Clément）专用的酒槽和酒桶里进行9 个月的熟化。
7-20 年历史的葡萄园地块，土壤里含有Villafranchian 砾石，从而具有非常好的过滤特性
每瓶750ml /eavy Style Bottle 750 ml
每箱6 瓶 / Card boxes by 6 bottles
国际条形码Lot Number :3 377543 107501
曼斯纳夫堡起源于18 世纪， 由于Saint Gilles 和Compostella 之间的道路距离中世纪废墟的南部只有100 米之遥，因此这片领地的所有者建起了驿站让过往人员和坐骑能够歇息和过夜。
由于这些土地有非常好的条件，因此几个实际以来葡萄树在驿站周围大量生长，后来一位果农在一处称为Clos Saint Sebastien 的葡萄圆劳作时发现了罗马的首批定居者所使用的罗马硬币，其中硬币的名称使用的是他们前四个字母：VOLC。
如今，我们可以在法国尼母考古博物馆见到这些硬币。同时硬币也标志见证了MAS NEUF 酒庄的悠久辉煌的历史。
Discover Mas Neuf-The history of Mas Neuf
The history of Mas Neuf is closely linked to its location along very ancient traffic routes which passed close to its vineyards.
From the 18th century, the road from Saint Gilles to Compostella, runs 100 metres to the south of a Medieval ruin and naturally led to the owner of the area to establish a post house to shelter men and their mounts for some hours or for the night.
These lands enjoy an excellent aspect and for some centuries, the vines have occupied a priviledged place around the noble building. It was during some work in the vineyard block known as the "Clos Saint Sébastien" that a farmer came across some Roman coins used by the first inhabitants of Nemausus, the VOLCEARECOMICS. This coin bears the four first letters of their name: VOLC.
Today we can admire these coins at the Nîmes archeological museum. It is also the symbol that today serves as a hallmark for all the exceptional blends from Mas Neuf.
The reputation of this post house and the quality of its hospitality became increasingly well known and the main part of the building was extended towards the end of the 18th century by the addition of a chapel which would be transformed into a cask cellar in the mid 19th century.
It was a frequent guest to this place, Lord François de Posquières, who together with other famous wine farmers, created the first regional wine association, gathering together what would become the beautiful gem of the artisanal wine farmers of the Costières de Nîmes. It was with great delight that he tasted the fruit of this terroir whilst professing that as an informed epicurian, it was necessary to maintain a measure of moderation.
One of the famous owners at the beginning of the century, Lord Meffre, would be responsible for the distinctive thrust of this vineyard. He installed spectacular casks in the ancient chapel. In selecting cultivars of quality, and having an inspired set-up from the point of view of agronomic techniques, he stamped the estate with this perfectionism which would never leave its building.
Since 2000, Luc Baudet and his team have chosen to increase the exceptional potential of this vineyard by working on all the key elements that make a great wine: first of all, the vineyard and then extreme care in the cellar.
Rhone Paradox - Essential range
This range of pleasurable, sensual wines has been developed for friendliness and warmth. Without taking the easy route: one finds in them all the wine varieties of the region - carignan bringing original differences to the reds, the old white grenache vines putting their stamp of freshness on the White Mas Neuf and the old cinsaut gives its refinement to the rosés.
Available in four versions (1.5l, 750ml, 500ml and 375ml) these wines for early drinking but which have a certain finesse, are just comfortable being on the terraces of Saintes-Maries as on the tables of the best rated restaurants.