Le Vieil Aven Red
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Côtes du Rhône
Red,Côtes du Rhône
Grenache Noir 60 % -Syrah 20 % - Carignan-Mourvedre 20 %
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.
Production area : Tavel surrounding area . Vines : 148 acres -Yield : 45 hl per hectare - 25 years old . Terroir : Clay and limestone
Harvest is destemmed. Vating for 3 weeks. Pumping-over several times during the alcoholic fermentation. Temperatures are monitored to see if refrigeration is necessary at the start of fermentation and to raise them smoothly and gradually during fermentation.
Tasting notes
Eye: bright lively garnet red Nose: powerful, aromas of spice and red fruit. Mouth: soft attack, structured and mellowed, good long finish
Food pairing
Best served at 61 to 65 ° F. It will be perfect with grilled red and white meat , charcuterie, tarts, fresh pasta and cheese.
Aging potential
3 to 5 years
Grape varieties
Grenache Noir 60 % -Syrah 20 % - Carignan-Mourvedre 20 %
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)
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