Appellation: AOP CORBIERES (Terroir de Fontfroide)
Soil: Located in the heart of the Fontfroide hills, Château Auris benefits from a protected and cool situation tempering the Mediterranean climate. This terroir allows a perfect ripening, in the meantime preserving natural acidity and fruity aromas. Soils are diverse: sand, clay and silt.
Grapes: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan.
Harvest: Manual and mechanical harvest from September 15th to October 3rd.
Vinification: Traditional with total destemming of the grapes. Soft extraction and ageing in tank 21 days maceration for the Carignan. Syrah has been aged in oak barrels (batonnage 12 months).
Alcohol: 14 %
Tasting: Ruby red color. Intense and complex bouquet with red and black berry fruits and pepper notes. The mouth is souple and round with a lingering finish. Already elegant and charming, it can be kept for 4 to 5 years. Serve at 17°C.