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Within a couple of years, Arrogant Frog has made itself the mascot of our Estates. The humble winemaker shows that with creativity, know-how and a sense of humor, we can make Southern French wines shine around the world and give pure pleasure, at a reasonable price! Arrogant Frog represents our South of France “Art de Vivre”. Château Arrogant Frog is made out of 20 hectares (50 acres) in the Limoux grand cru. The Arrogant Frog cuvées are Château Arrogant Frog, Arrogant Frog reserve, as well as single varietal or blends.

Production Area
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Appellation: Pays d’Oc

Grape Varieties
100% Pinot Noir

Vinification
De-stemmed grapes spend 3 days macerating with skin contact at 50°F, followed by fermentation at 77°F. An additional 5 days maceration follows before pressing. Only the first press is included in final wine. Half of the wine is then aged in new oak barrels for 4 months and the other half remains in stainless steel vats. The wine is blended and then spends an additional 2 months in vat prior to bottling.

Color
Bright medium ruby.

Bouquet
Very elegant with aromas of fresh strawberry, cherry, and sweet spices with a hint of vanilla.

Taste
Medium-bodied with ripe, silky tannins and firm acidity and a long finish.

Alcohol
13.5%vol

 

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