Vallée du Rhône - Côtes-du-Rhône
open and precise with red fruit aromas.
honest and delicious on entry. This wine is full, full-bodied, rich, with silky tannins. It shows beautiful structure. Fruity and elegant finish.
Recommended food pairing : Rabbit with olives and gnocchis.
Serving temperature : 16-18°C.
Ageing potential : 3-5 years.
The terrain is made up of Villafranchian terraces (smooth round pebbles). The plots are located in the Gard at the crossroads of the Papal Palace in Avignon and the famous Roman aqueduct «Le Pont du Gard».
The grapes are de-stemmed and go into concrete tanks. The temperature of fermentation is controlled to preserve varietal aromas. Short gentle pumping over at regular intervals throughout the day in order
to extract aromas, colouring matter and tannins. Post fermentation maceration last around 3 weeks. The decision on when to remove the wine from the vat is based on tasting the wine.
The wine is aged in concrete tanks and bottled at the end of the spring that follows the harvest.