The Cave des vignerons de Tavel is in the purest Provençal style. It was built in 1937 when Tavel wines were labelled AOC. It is to date the only winery to be opened by a President of the Republic – Albert Lebrun in 1938. The Cave de Tavel produces half of the Tavel AOC wines, as well as Lirac, Côtes-du-Rhône Villages and Côtes-du-Rhône and stretches over 680 Ha..There are 140 producers, all involved in the day-to-day life of the winery and have their say in the investment decisions for making wines which frequently win medals and are regularly mentioned in wine guide.
The Cave des Vignerons de Tavel is in the Rhone Valley near Avignon, Lirac and Roquemaure. Its geographical position in the heart of the Tavel vineyards is an indication of its deep local roots. Vines : 25 Years old - 37 Acres -Yield : 40 Hl/Ha
Total destemming. A Traditional vinification with a long maceration. Several pumping-overs to moisten the cap. The temperatures are controlled../nIn stainless steel vats.
Eye : bright robe - deep crimson red. Purple tints.
Aromas : ripe fruit aromas – caramel and liquorice.
Mouth : soft in the beginning - robust and warm – full-bodied wine. Lirac is a Cru which associates elegancy and corpulence.
Red Lirac should be served at 65 °F. This wine Lirac will be perfect with dishes in sauce (stews), Beef, game and great cheese.
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