Cave de Rasteau (VRT) - Côtes du Rhône Village Visan
Red,Côtes du Rhône Village Visan
Grenache 50% - Syrah 30% - Mourvedre 20%
Founded in 1925, the Cave de Rasteau is one of the oldest cooperative wineries in the south Rhone Valley in France. The 180 growers benefit from the exceptional terroir of Rasteau, village that has applied for the Cru appellation like Châteauneuf-du-Pape; and finally obtained it with the 2010 vintage. The terroir is both complex and consistent, giving the Cave de Rasteau wines their unique taste.
It 's in the heart of Enclave-des-Papes area,where the village of Visan is located .
terroir : stony hillside with pebbles or limestone gravel.
Vines : 4000 feet per hectare.
traditional vinification. maceration for 12-15 days with dairy cap-pumping.Controlled temperatures for a gently extraction./nNo ageing.
Nice bright red-purple color. Notes of black olives, riped fruits (Raspberry), cacao. In mouth, a round and well structured wine with smooth and fine tannins. Nice balance between tannins and fruitiness. Fresh and long finish (eucalyptus).
Serve it at 61° -65 ° F with red grilled meat or Stew meat.
Terrisson Wines 195 rue Guy Arnaud 30900 Nîmes - FRANCE +33 (0)220.127.116.11.22
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