Presentation of Abbaye Sylva Plana Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine

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Le songe de l’abbé
Faugères
Tasting: Abbaye Sylva Plana Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine
Tasting
This "vin de garde" (age for at least 4-5 years) is for the best tables.
Visual
Deep red wine.
Smell
The aromas flourish with ease and express themselves in an ethereal and fresh way.
Berries, blackcurrants, morello cherries and mild spices stand out.
Taste
The flavour comes together for an all-round, lingering and structured taste.
Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine
Abbaye Sylva Plana Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine's blend of different grape varieties and wine making method
Grape varieties
Blend
The epitome of Syrah, a fantastic grape variety paired with old Grenaches, Carignans and Mourvèdres from SYLVA PLANA. Every vintage is dense, structured with delicate and elegant tannins.
Wine making
Manual harvests and long ageing.
Partly aged in new barrels.
Geology
Schist, clay-limestone and marl.
Food pairings: Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine
Food pairing
Chicken skewers.
Red meat, small game, stew and of course strong cheese.
Bitter chocolate.
Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères red wine serving temperature
serve at
16-18 °C
Abbaye Sylva Plana Le songe de l’abbé AOP Faugères - AOC Faugères red wine
Awards
Le Songe de l’Abbé red wine was awarded at the Wine spectator and Guide Robert Parker competition
Wine spectator
Le Songe de l’Abbé 2012
Score 89
Robert Parker
Le Songe de l’Abbé 2011