Mas Coutelou - 2020 Quoi qu’il en goutte (Syrah, Carignan)

2020 Quoi qu’il en goutte (Syrah, Carignan)

Variety
Syrah, Carignan
Region
Languedoc, France
Volume
750ml

A more bold and tannic style from the Mas Coutelou makers. 'Quoi qu'il en goutte' translates to 'no matter what' or 'whatever it takes,' referring to the way it was made by blending previous vintages for added complexity. The mish mash of seasons spells cherries, nutmeg, date and herbs. A somewhat Christmas cake of a wine that feels warm and celebratory. Mas Coutelou is within Puimisson, a commune in Hérault, Languedoc. This part of the country has a long standing winemaking tradition, howeve...Read More...

A more bold and tannic style from the Mas Coutelou makers. 'Quoi qu'il en goutte' translates to 'no matter what' or 'whatever it takes,' referring to the way it was made by blending previous vintages for added complexity. The mish mash of seasons spells cherries, nutmeg, date and herbs. A somewhat Christmas cake of a wine that feels warm and celebratory. Mas Coutelou is within Puimisson, a commune in Hérault, Languedoc. This part of the country has a long standing winemaking tradition, however the Domaine was officially established in 1972. They have been an important part of the revival of the Languedoc wine scene that we’ve seen over the last few decades, a region built on mass production, slowly working its way back to its deserving stoop as a fine wine region. The wines are full of brightness and hope, movement and pleasure. V

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