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Saint-Chinian: Château Milhau-Lacugue 'Les Truffières' 2014

Unmistakably a Mediterranean red, this rich, hedonistic blend of Syrah & Grenache from the Herault is an ideal match for simple, hearty cuisine.
Bottle
£15.95
Bottle (Case)
£191.40
Tasting Notes
Vines have flourished here since Roman times, and the site of the Château was a resting place on the medieval pilgrim's route of St Jacques de Compostela. Jean Lacugue farms the family 120 hectare estate, half of which is under vine.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Languedoc, Saint-Chinian
Grape Variety (Cépage) Grenache Noir, Syrah
Vintage 2014
Cellarage Drink 2017-2024.
Vinification Grapes are de-stemmed prior to a 3 week cuvaison. The finished wine is matured in tanks and large oak barrels for 18 months prior to bottling.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13.5
Producer

Jean Lacugue

One of our most exciting recent wine discoveries has been the Saint-Chinian made by Jean Lacugue at his Château Milhau-Lacugue, 12 kilometres West of Béziers, at Puisserguier. Jean has 100 hectares of vines which are south-east facing on limestone hills surrounded by olive groves. Terrific light levels and a long, sunny growing season ensure phenolic ripeness at the time of harvesting for this up-and-coming estate in a seriously underrated and therefore great value appellation.

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