Château Ollieux-Romanis - Atal Sia 2019 (organic)
Château Ollieux-Romanis is a magnificent property located in Montséret, in the heart of the Corbières.
"Atal Sia" means "So be it". Composed of Carignan, Mourvèdre and Grenache, it is a deep, direct wine, without any barrel or artifice, aged 12 months in stainless steel tanks. Combining freshness and complexity, it is supple, generous and intense.
The grapes come from a selection of plots planted with vines ranging from 60 to 100 years old. On the nose, beautiful notes of black fruits and spices. On the palate, an ample wine, carried by fine and velvety tannins, and a fresh and slightly mentholated finish.
Surrounded by vineyards and olive trees - olivis, in Latin, gives the Occitan word "olious", which became Ollieux - Château Ollieux-Romanis has belonged to the same family since 1860. Following a reunification in 2006, it is the largest private estate in the Corbières, with 67 hectares of vines planted, including the oldest, Carignan, in 1896.
Wine is a family affair here. Jacqueline Bories was one of the first winemakers in the Languedoc at a time when wine was mainly a man's business. Without giving into fashions, she knew how to get the best out of grape varieties that were once considered of low quality: Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache gris, Alicante... In 2001, her son Pierre, after a decade in finance, joined the domaine and proposed new cuvées. The main features of the wines created by Jacqueline and Pierre: an astonishing freshness, a lot of roundness, fruit and minerality.
- Château Ollieux-Romanis
- 45% Carignan, 30% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre
- Intense, silky, black fruits
- Farming practices
- Certified organic
- 75 cl