Type: Dessert Wine
Country: France
Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
Code: BANY020
The Banyuls cru vineyard is located in the extreme south of France at the meeting point between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean. The original vineyard of this cuvée is made up of old vines planted with black and gray Grenache. The desired expression is that of the traditional Banyuls, with a rustic expression, marked by the mineral elegance specific to this schist terroir.

Cave de l’Abbe Rous

Based above the seaside resort of Banyuls-sur-Mer, Terres des Templiers since its inception has primarily sold and marketed its range of wines from Banyuls and Collioure to private individuals through a network of agents around the various regions of France. Or sold from the cellar door on the back of a healthy, seasonal tourist trade. Cave de l’Abbe Rous was established more recently as a separate division of Terres de Templiers to develop an active wholesale and export business. In 1950 by the Groupement Interproducteurs du Cru Banyuls (CICB); a collection of five separate co-operatives, came t...

Very intense aromas of stewed red fruits, prunes and figs. Spicy notes. The palate has ample attack with fine and fat melted tannins. Notes of red fruits in brandy, plums and prunes.
To be enjoyed as an aperitif, with blue cheeses and chocolate desserts.

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