Wine Domaine Laroche, "Mas la Chevaliere" Rouge, 2008
Wine rich garnet color with purple reflections.
The wine has a rich, full-bodied flavor with hints of sweet red berries, delicate soft tannins and a long finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals hints of cherry and plum followed by notes of green grass, white fragrant pepper, chocolate and cedar.
Wine is ideally combined with game and red meat, cooked on the grill.
Monsieur Michel Laroche, the fifth generation of the family of winemakers, is one of the few enthusiasts beginning of the 1980s, thanks to the selfless work which revived quality winemaking in South of France. In a family business, Michel Laroche joined in 1967, and in 1995 he founded a modern winery "Mas La Chevaliere", which is located in the beautifully preserved buildings guest house of the XVIII century.
Domain Laroche is located near Beziers, vine "scattered" throughout the appellation of Chablis and in Languedoc. Soil vineyards consist mainly of Kimmeridge that favorably affects the taste characteristics of wines, giving them minerality subtlety and clarity. During the period from the late sixties to the present day Domain Laroche expanded its vineyards from 6 to 100 hectares, of which 30 hectares are classified as Premiers Crus and 6 hectares - as Grand Cru. Part of the vineyard is located on a fairly high altitude - the terraces, both white and red varieties for. Climate areas south, sunny, so the method of regular irrigation to avoid heat stress for plants and protect them from the bitter taste, and fruit - on the stiffness.
Michel Laroche not only a successful winemaker, but also a great entrepreneur. He acquired vineyards and outside France. In 2001 he turned his attention to the territory of the New World and in 2006 bought the estate "La'Avenir" with 55 hectares of vineyards in the heart of South Africa, near Stellenbosch. The acquisition will expand a great range of wines Domain. You can talk about that line of wines produced has four "estates": Domaine Laroche (Chablis), Mas La Chevaliere (Languedoc), Punto Alto (Casablanca Valley, Chile) and La'Avenir (South America). Laroche Wines transfer all the radiance and richness of these magnificent places. Impeccable wine Domain Laroche occupy deserved prizes and medals at prestigious competitions.