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The Arrogant Frog Réserve from Arrogant Frog is a fruity, seductive red wine cuvée from the Syrah (45%), Grenache (30%) and Mourvèdre (25%) grape varieties.
In the glass this wine shines in a strong ruby red with garnet highlights. The complex bouquet of juicy, fresh blackberries and violets is accompanied by spicy vanilla notes. On the palate this French red wine is wonderfully balanced with an opulent, soft body. The silky tannins are perfectly integrated and harmonize wonderfully with the juicy fruit character and the subtle fruit sweetness. This red wine is rich, full-bodied and leads into a long finish, which is accompanied by roasted aromas.
Vinification of the Réserve from Arrogant Frog
After the grapes are harvested, the berries are completely destemmed and vinified separately by grape variety. The fermentation process for Grenache takes 4 days, for Mourvèdre and Syrah 5 days. All three grape varieties are fermented at a controlled temperature of 28 degrees Celsius in stainless steel tanks and the maceration time is about 14 days. After the marriage, this wine is aged in wood - 80% of the barrels are made of American oak - 20% of French oak.
Recommended food for the arrogant Frog Réserve
We recommend this dry red wine from France to accompany pasta, risotto with truffles, grilled red meat, game and soft cheese, but it is also a real treat with Asian cuisine.
Awards for the Arrogant Frog Réserve GSM
Mundus Vini: Gold for 2017
|Style of Wine:||Red Wine|
|Type of Wine:||Still Wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||4,7|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||1,9|
|Sub region:||Coteaux du Languedoc|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/patio , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Cooking with Friends , party , picnic|
|Ageing in:||small barrel|
|Grape Variety:||Grenache , Mourvèdre , Syrah|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||AOC Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée|
|Awards:||Mundus Vini - Gold|
|Soil:||Lime , gravel|
|Maturation:||American Oak , French Oak|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , floral , spicy|
|Mouthfeel/ Texture:||silky , dense|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||Old World , classic|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||Red Wine Glass , Bordeaux Goblet|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , modern|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||10|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||L'Humble Winemaker - Château de Conas - 34120 Pezenas - Frankreich|