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Princess and The Bear

2016 Ancestrale
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
40% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah
Appellation
AOP Saint Chinian
Alcohol %
13

Domaine des Jougla
2016 Ancestrale

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SKU: DDJAnces16

This organic blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah enchants with deep red fruit on the palate followed by delicate herbs and spices and a rich finish. Tannins are firm, yet velvety. Made by a leading lady of Languedoc winemaking, Laurence Jougla, whose family vineyards are abundant in diverse soils, imbuing her wines with beautiful richness and softness.

A meat lover’s must-have, pair Ancestrale with grilled steaks and Sunday roasts. Decant one hour prior to drinking and serve slightly chilled to enjoy its full potential.

Domaine: Domaine des Jougla 
Appellation: AOP Saint Chinian
Cuvée: 2016 Ancestrale
Blend: 40% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
40% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah
Appellation
AOP Saint Chinian
Alcohol %
13
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
These organic grapes are grown on varied soils of schist, clay and limestone imparting a beautiful richness and softness to the wine.
Production Notes
Using traditional vinification methods, Ancestrale is aged in vats with a maceration period of three weeks.
Winemaker Notes
Laurence Jougla, a leading lady of Languedoc winemaking, oversees the vinification for Domaine Des Jougla. She inherited her winemaking expertise from generations of family winemakers. The winery was built in 1900 and features century-old wooden casks and a display of antique farming tools.
Food Pairing Notes
A meat lover’s must-have, pair Ancestrale with grilled steaks and Sunday roasts. Decant one hour prior to drinking to enjoy its full potential.
Other Notes
Ageability: Decant one hour prior to drinking to enjoy its full potential. Drink now or keep for 3 to 6-years.