Wine Chateau Pegau, "Cuvee Maclura", Cotes-du-Rhone AOC, 2014
Wine a brilliant dark red color.
Taste an elegant wine, soft and balanced, with berry acidity, smooth tannins, notes of ripe black fruit, black pepper and herbs, supple finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with pure tones of cassis, black berries (blueberry, blackcurrant), liquorice, black olives, raw land, the crumbling stone.
The wine goes well with meat (fried, dried, cooked on the grill), salami and offal.
McClure - a subspecies of fruit trees of the mulberry family, native to America. The plant is also known as "inedible orange", "lzheapelsin", "Indian orange." The fruits of McClure called the "Adam's apple" (or Chinese / Indian orange). This poisonous fruit shape and color reminiscent of an orange. McClure is valued for its high decorative properties and is often used in ornamental horticulture. McClure planted in parks around the castles, it can be seen in and around the Chateau Pego.
The grapes for the creation of "Cuvee Maclura" hand picked and undergo strict selection, all damaged fruits are removed, whole berries are crushed. Fermentation and maceration enamelled vat lasts 10 days and takes place without the addition of yeast and without temperature control. Then mash is pressed and aged in steel tanks until the following spring.
The farm Domaine Feraud & fils, which is now known as Domaine du Pegau, has been around for five centuries and now he manages a descendant of the family Fero - Paul Feraud. In 1964, he decided to separate from the mother, who was then general manager of the winery, and create their own wine. Having received the first small crop, he has released a batch of 8,000 bottles. In 1987, he was joined by his daughter, Laurence, and it was a new and very important stage in the development of the company.
For the first time the terrain on which the vineyard management, was mentioned in the XVII century. Here, among the cherry orchards and olive trees, vines cultivated in the appeal largest Chateaunuef-du-Pape. Vintage cherries sold out, and the proceeds cover the costs for the production of wines. Since then much has changed, but kept the main thing - it's traditions and secrets of unsurpassed wine Chateaunuef-du-Pape.
Today, ownership of the Domain du Pego there are more than 17 hectares of vineyards, which are located in the Rhone Valley and is divided into 11 sectors. Some of them are very prestigious, which belong to the Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the age of the vines some of which exceed 100 years.