Mas Amiel 'Vol de Nuit' VDP Côtes Catalanes 2018
'Vol de Nuit' is a pure expression of the Carignan grape variety from a selection of 3 very old parcels of vines dating back to 1900. The result is a wine with a very deep colour and an explosion of fruit, black cherry and spice. Simply wonderful!
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About the Producer
A story that began when, in 1816, Raymond Amiel won the deeds to this property from the Bishop of Perpignan over a game of cards. Then a mere 10 hectares, the fortunes of the estate have waxed and waned over the ensuing 200 years. Wiped out by the phylloxera epidemic in the late 19th century, replanted then lost to a wine trade crisis, it was aquired by a certain Charles Dupuy in the early 20th century. It was he who founded the ‘Mas Amiel’ brand, and the family continued to run the estate until the death of his grandson, also Charles, in 1997. The estate is now owned and run by Olivier Decelle who has done much to raise its profile, both qualitatively and commercially, and it is now the leading producer of Vins Doux Naturels in the area. In 2011 the new appellation of AOC Maury Sec was created to recognise the high quality of dry Maury wines vinified in the area, and Mas Amiel was the first producer to launch a wine under this designation.
Winemakers tasting notes: Vol de Nuit is a direct pure expression of the Carignan grape variety with deep roots planted in schist. This is a straightforward, refined, mineral and slightly spicy wine. It is characterised by dynamic scope and finishes with pure lines. Juicy and supple.
Awards / Wine Press
RVF (REVUE DU VIN DE FRANCE) 16/20
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