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Domaine Modat - Côtes du Roussillon Comme Avant 2017 Domaine Modat - Côtes du Roussillon Comme Avant 2017

Domaine Modat - Côtes du Roussillon Comme Avant 2017

Velvety lightness and invigorating spice.

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Varietal:Carignan, Syrah

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:15%

Region:Côtes du Roussillon


Tasting Notes

For over a decade, Quentin and Louis Modat have dedicated themselves to cultivating organic and biodynamic grapes. They are on a continuous quest for improvement, pioneering innovative viticultural practices centered around the well-being of the vines. Their methods include cover crops, fostering biodiversity, pastoralism, gentle pruning, traditional grafting, and natural plant-based treatments. The Domaine Modat Comme Avant 2017 presents a harmonious bouquet featuring luscious fruit notes interwoven with hints of spice and florals. The palate is a delightful medley of red fruits, pepper, paprika, cinnamon, and a subtle smokiness. It offers a light, velvety texture and refreshing, spicy flavors."

Technical Info

Brand:Domaine Modat


Organic Certification:ECOCERT - 66/187799/1266126

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:16-18°C

Sugar Residual:2 g/l

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:15-Month ageing in cement and stainless steel tanks (75%), and two-year-old barrels (25%).

Winemaking Style:Traditional


Winemaking:Grapes are table-sorted, gently de-stemmed, three-day low-temperature maceration to extract the fruit. This is followed by temperature-controlled fermentation and an 18-20 day maceration with gentle punching down.

Viticulture:Situated at an elevation of 400 meters, nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees Mountains, this location enjoys unique conditions in the Agly Valley.

Food Pairing:Mushroom risotto, Beef stew, Wild Boar Ragu Pappardelle, Cheddar cheese, Gouda cheese, Machengo cheese

Reviews and Accolades


Weinwisser - 17.5/20


Robert Parker

A blend of 70% Carignan and 30% Syrah, the 2017 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Caramany Comme Avant aged in a mix of tank and barriques, with a tiny proportion of new oak. It's ripe and dark-fruited, with blackberries and blueberries accented by hints of dark chocolate, peppery spice and perhaps just a bit of cedar. Full-bodied and intense, it's almost creamy on the palate, its flavors fading slowly on the long, supple finish.

Taste Profile


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Tannins (Bitterness)


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