Near the famous Medieval “Cité de Carcassonne”, with the beautiful Canal du Midi running directly through it, la Mijane is a domaine shaped by history. Wine grower since the 18th century, la Mijane has stood the test of time in its majestic setting.
The vineyard covers a hundred hectares including 35 hectares of vines.
Oceanic and Mediterranean influences create a succession of freshness and sunshine giving a microclimate for developing complex, original and balanced wines.
From selected plots, grapes are harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness. Cold maceration. Thermo-regulated alcoholic fermentation over 4 to 5 days. Manual punching down of the vat, morning and evening. Post maceration (approximately 2 months).
100% of the wine aged in oak barrels for one year.
Wine is bottled after finning with egg white.
Grapes: 60% Merlot, 40% Grenache
Colour: Deep garnet red
Bouquet: Complex blend of red and black fruits with a spicy note.
Taste: Full bodied, rich in tannins, long-lasting aftertaste.
Food pairing: Roasted Venison, Pheasant, Cassoulet, Strong Cheese.
Service: between 15 and 17 °
Ageing potential: to drink now and can be aged between 5 and 7 years