Salamandre Orange, Chateau de Saint Cyrgues
It's a great and gentle entry-level orange wine. Ten days on skins, this is a floral note and flavours of peach and summer fruits and a little bit of grip.
The Château Saint Cyrgues estate is in the South of France, near Nimes. The estate is over a hundred years old but keeps up with the times as it is certified organic.
What is Salamandre Orange?
Salamandre Orange is a specific wine produced by Chateau de Saint Cyrgues, a winery in France's southern Rhône Valley region. It is an orange wine made from white grapes undergoing extended skin contact during fermentation.
What is an orange wine?
Orange wine is a style of wine made from white wine grapes that have been fermented with their skins for an extended period. This comprehensive skin contact gives the wine an orange or amber colour and can result in a unique flavour profile with more pronounced tannins and complex aromas.
What grape varieties are used in Salamandre Orange?
The specific grape varieties used in Salamandre Orange may vary depending on the vintage and the winemaker's choices. Chateau de Saint Cyrgues is known for growing traditional Rhône Valley grape varieties such as Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, and Viognier.
How would you describe the style of Salamandre Orange?
Salamandre Orange is known for its distinctive orange colour and flavour profile, combining white and red wine characteristics. It may exhibit flavours of dried fruits, floral notes, nuttiness, and sometimes a slight oxidative character. The texture can be slightly grippy due to the tannins extracted from the grape skins.
Is Salamandre Orange an organic wine?
Chateau de Saint Cyrgues follows organic farming practices, but it's best to consult the producer or check the label to confirm if Salamandre Orange is certified organic.
Origin: Nimes, France
Grape varieties: Grenache Blanc
Food pairings: Spicy dishes (Moroccan, Spanish, Indian), fish dishes, cheese
Bottle size: 75cl
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