Matassa - 2021 Coume de L'Olla Rouge

2021 Coume de L'Olla Rouge

Variety
Grenache Noir, Syrah, Grenache Gris, and Macabeu
Region
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Volume
750ml

Absurdly delicious!!!! Grenache Noir, Syrah, Grenache Gris, and Macabeu macerated as whole bunches for one week. Black and green peppercorns shine through dried herbs (almost seaweedy) and framed with red apples and raspberries. A nice amount of tannin. Tom Lubbe of Matassa, is a true example of a winemaker who has “returned to the earth”, allowing the vines to speak for themselves, focussed on capturing place. He is a kind, patient and nurturing person with an incredible view of the world. ...Read More...

Absurdly delicious!!!! Grenache Noir, Syrah, Grenache Gris, and Macabeu macerated as whole bunches for one week. Black and green peppercorns shine through dried herbs (almost seaweedy) and framed with red apples and raspberries. A nice amount of tannin. Tom Lubbe of Matassa, is a true example of a winemaker who has “returned to the earth”, allowing the vines to speak for themselves, focussed on capturing place. He is a kind, patient and nurturing person with an incredible view of the world. His sensibility and personality has not only brought us these special wines, but inspired others around the globe to practise his ways in their own vineyards. A kiwi,but growing up in South Africa, he finally settled in the Languedoc, growing a myriad of local varieties biodynamically, and vinifying them into a stunning array of aromatically charged wines.

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