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Domaine Jorel ‘La Garrigue’ Rancio Sec 2003 bottle

Domaine Jorel ‘La Garrigue’ Rancio Sec 2003

FranceRoussillonCôtes Catalanes IGP 16.0% ABV

16.0% ABV • Fully Oxidized, Oxidative

Manuel Jorel’s first Rancio sec was the result of the scorching 2003 vintage and amongst the most unique in the Sotolon Selections portfolio. His small parcel of Macabeu grapes began to shrivel on the vine; he picked the grapes and set about making an ‘orange wine’ with them, leaving the emerging wine on the skins for 28 days. It began to oxidize and he feared the wine lost, but with the advice of an old-timer, he racked the wine into old Rivesaltes casks in the corner of his second cellar (which then doubled as a garage, or garrique). Full details

Domaine Jorel ‘La Garrigue’ Rancio Sec 2003 label