Vignerons de Caractère
Vin de Pays des Portes de la Méditerrannée
Culture Sud Red
Location : Between the villages of Vacqueyras, Sarrians and Beaumes-de-Venise.
Size of the vineyard / Total Production (in cases) :
Terroir : Pebbly terraces laid on clay and sand.
Age of the vines : 25 years
Yields : 48 Hl/Ha – 2.50T/ acre
Grape varieties : 50% Grenache / 50% Syrah
Vinification : Harvest at maturity from the bays for a perfect expression of the particular character of the grape varieties
Winemaker : Serge Ollivier
Owner : Group of producers
Type of ageing : The
harvest is destemmed and trampled, then made into wine traditionally in vats at a controlled temperature.
Tasting note : This wine, garnet colour, expresses to the nose the fruitiness of the Grenache married with the intensity of the Syrah.
In the mouth, the fullness and freshness combines with the aromas of small red fruits and liquorice, in order to
provide you with a maximum of pleasure.
Accompaniment advice : Will perfectly suit a roasted saddle of lamb, duck aiguillettes with green peppercorns, small stuffed vegetables.
Ageing potential : To be enjoyed in its youth, slightly cooled between 16° and 18°C
Awards/Comments : 2009: 86 Wine Spectator "Juicy, direct notes of black cherry, tobacco and herb linger on the medium-weight finish. Grenache and Syrah. Drink now. 27,549 cases made. –JM"