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2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal', Olivier Coste

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2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal', Olivier Coste

Embark on a vinous adventure with the 2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal' from Olivier Coste, a wine that captures the essence of innovation and the spirited nature of the Mourvèdre varietal. Crafted with passion and a rebellious touch, 'Illégal' stands as a bold expression of the winemaker's commitment to showcasing the grape's inherent qualities.

Key Features:

  • 🍇 Vintage: 2022
  • 🏞️ Origin: Languedoc, France
  • 🍇 Grape Variety: Mourvèdre
  • 🍷 Flavor Profile: 'Illégal' boasts a deep, garnet hue, unveiling aromas of dark berries, plum, and hints of leather and spice. On the palate, this wine offers a rich tapestry of flavors including black cherry, blackberry, and subtle earthy notes, complemented by firm tannins and a lingering finish that speaks to the Mourvèdre's robust nature.
  • 🌍 Innovative Winemaking: Olivier Coste's approach to creating 'Illégal' involves a harmonious blend of traditional and modern techniques, carefully nurturing the wine to highlight the Mourvèdre grape's unique profile while respecting the environment and the varietal's roots in the Languedoc region.
  • 🍇 Distinctive Terroir: Sourced from select vineyards in the heart of Languedoc, the grapes thrive in the Mediterranean climate, benefiting from the warm days and cool nights that contribute to the development of their rich flavors and aromatic complexity.
  • 🍷 Winemaking Excellence: From meticulous grape selection through to controlled fermentation and thoughtful aging, each step in the production of 'Illégal' is designed to preserve the integrity of the Mourvèdre grape, resulting in a wine that is both powerful and graceful.
  • 🍽️ Food Pairing: This Mourvèdre pairs excellently with hearty dishes such as grilled meats, robust stews, and mature cheeses. Its intensity and depth also make it a compelling companion for spicy cuisine, offering a versatile pairing option for a variety of culinary styles.
  • 🍷 Serving Recommendation: To fully appreciate the complexity and richness of 'Illégal', serve at 16-18°C (60-64°F). Decanting for an hour before serving can enhance its expressive character and allow the wine to unfold its full spectrum of aromas and flavors.

Discover the 2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal' by Olivier Coste, a testament to the daring and creative spirit of contemporary French winemaking. A bottle of 'Illégal' invites you to explore the depth and vibrancy of Mourvèdre, presented with unparalleled craftsmanship and a touch of rebellion.

2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal', Olivier Coste
2022 Mourvèdre 'Illégal', Olivier Coste
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