Mas des Mas Corbieres
WHY WE LOVE IT
- The soil types and micro climates are so favorable for viticulture in Corbieres which imparts on this wine a tannic structure, body, and velvety texture.
Varietal Composition: 45% Syrah, 35% Grenache Noir, 20% Carignan
Elaboration: Destemming, separate vinification for each varietals. 6 days of fermentation and 14 days of traditional maceration with regular stirring. The malolactic fermentation is done in barrels where the wine is aged for 8/ months minimum. The wine then ages in 60% French and 40% American barrels. 40% new barrels, 40% one year, 20% 2 years.
Tasting Notes: Deep purple with complex with spicy aromas, white pepper, cinnamon and figs. Garrigue notes and small ripe red berries flavors.
Jean-Claude Mas, founder of Domaines Paul Mas in 2000, has launched a complete range under his own name, wines with true Languedoc character, a sense of place, a history, but most important of all, these are fine wines made to give the utmost pleasure to the drinker. Those wines represent the diversity of terroirs within the same appellation and also the essence of each traditional appellation in the Languedoc.
They are a fusion between the tradition of winemaking and the new approach to wine, embodied by Jean-Claude Mas. Mas des Mas is an invitation to journey into the heart of the main crus and appellations of the Languedoc. They are a fusion between the tradition of wine making and the new approach to wine embodied by Jean-Claude Mas and his partners-vitners.