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Le Vallon Domaine Milan 2011 Magnum

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One Line Description Le Vallon Henri Milan 2011 Magnum, natural, fresh, elegant Provence red. Not too many of these 2011 Magnums left and they are showing beautifully so we recommend snapping them up!
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country France French
Region Provence, France
Producer Domaine Milan
Vintage 2011
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Cinsault, Cabernet Sauv
Alcohol 13% abv
Terroir blue marls, calcareous screes, clay
Total Sulphur Level Below 50mg/l
Maturation 12 months in old oak barrels of 225 and 350 litres
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 20 years
Production Detail Organic, natural, whole bunch pressing in concrete vats
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan
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Not too many of these Magnums left and they are showing beautifully so we recommend snapping them up! Le Vallon is pure Provence, aromas of Herbes de Provence and garrigue mingle with soft ripe fruit and a mineral edge. Henri Milan makes delicious wines that need a little time in bottle to start to fully express themselves. Le Vallon 2009 is a blend of a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Cinsault. Yields are low at 45 hl/h. The grapes are harvested and put in vats without being de-stemmed for a short maceration. The fermentation takes place without any added yeasts, only the ones which are present on the grape skins. Also, the different grape varieties are blended together at the beginning and not at the end with fermented and aged juices like others winemakers would do. It is now drinking very well and has great balance and minerality to match the structure of the wine and flavour profile. Delicious wine for grilled meat and hearty earthy cheeses. This is a wine which in the magnum will quite literally just keep on going, it tastes much younger and fresher from Magnum and is perfect for a group of friends and some pork chops!

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