Domaine Preignes, Le Ballon 2019, Pays D’Oc

This blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Cinsault and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon has an expressive nose of bright red fruit. The palate is attractive, round and fresh, supported by fruit, fruit, and more fruit. A real thirst-quenching wine! Perfect for your summer BBQ or aperitifs.

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Wine category
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache
Country
France
Region
Languedoc-Roussillon
Appellation
Pays d'Oc
Product code
WA-00026

Food pairing

Allium

Onion, Garlic, Shallot

Baking Spice

Cinnamon, Vanilla, Clove, Nutmeg

Bean / Legumes

Pinto Bean, Black Bean, Navy Bean, Lentil

Dry Herb

Oregano, Thyme, Dill, Parsley

Dry, Salty Umami Cheese

Parmesan, Grana Padano, Pecorino, Asiago, Aged Manchego

Exotic Spice

Anise, Cardamom, Ginger

Fruity, Umami Cheese

Cheddar, Gouda

Funghi

Porcini, Shitake, Oyster Mushroom, Button Mushroom

Nightshade

Tomato, Eggplant, Pepper

Nutty Hard Cheese

Gruyere, Comte, Emmental,

Red Meat

Beef, Lamb, Venison

Strong Marinades

Barbecue, Teriyaki, Vinegar Marinades

Umami Spice

Coriander, Cumin, Turmeric

White Meat

Chicken, Pork, Chop, Tofu
The producer

Domaine Preignes

Situated between Béziers and Agde, on the sunny terraces of the Languedoc vineyards, winemaker, Jérôme Vic, and wine expert, Aurélie Vic, welcome you to Domaine Preignes le Vieux, an exceptional location that, over the last five generations, has been carefully preserved by passionate men and women. More than just a vineyard, come along and discover this outstanding site, steeped in fascinating family history!

The ballon range of wines is grown in the vineyards of domaine Preignes but every year Benoit Chazallon comes down from Ardeche to vinifie the Ballon range. Benoit runs a biodynamic estate called Chateau de la Selve in Ardeche and is very attached to biodynamic winemaking.

 

 

www.preignes.com