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.
Township of Lirac and Saint Laurent des Arbres ( Northern Tavel city)
Vines : 15 ha - Yield : 40 hl per ha - 30 years old.
Terroir : Pebbles
Maceration for 5 weeks, with daily pumping over .
Controlled temperature during the vinification.
Eye : bright deep crimson shot through with mauve.
Animal Nose with ripe fruit and caramel notes.
A soft attack with a good balance and aftertaste of liquorice, and toasted noted
Best served at 61 to 65 ° F;
Perfect with red meat, beef rib, lamb shoulder and cheeses.
Terrisson Wines 195 rue Guy Arnaud 30900 Nîmes - FRANCE +33 (0)184.108.40.206.22
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