Corbieres La Compagnon Domaine Ledogar 2019, organic/biodynamic, Grenache blend, very low sulphites added, stainless ferment aims at fresh fruits and garrigue characters, get the chops on the BBQ! These Southern French reds remind me of the glory days as a 16 year old holidaying in 30 degree heat with the family and drinking wine which my Dad was so chuffed only cost 10 francs a litre (£1 if you can believe it). As a kid you always think the wine was great even if it was gut rot. Things have changed a bit in the Languedoc since then and it is now one the spiritual homes of the natural wine movement with hundreds of small artisans knocking out some outstanding reds from their few hectares of old vines. The Ledogars have to be in the top drawer of these producers and their Corbieres is benchmark, full, dark fruits, spices, herbs, notes of animal leather and all things country. No oak, just pure grape and super fresh. Excellent.
|Production Method||Natural, Organic, Biodynamic|
|Wine Type||Red Wine|
|Wine Style||Full bodied|
|Terroir||Limestone, Marl, Mollaces du Miocenes|
|Total Sulphur||15mg/l approx|
|Annual Production||5 - 10,000 bottles|
|Ageing Potential||8 years|