Les Lys White
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Côtes du Rhône
White,Côtes du Rhône
Grenache white 30 % -Bourboulenc 30 % -Clairette 30 % - Roussane 10 %
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 (Rochefort du Gard and Pujaut) Size of the Vineyard: 4 hectares Yield: 45 hl/ha Age of the vines: 25 years
Each variety is vinified separately because they ripen at different times. Skin maceration. Pressing. Racking. Juice collected by dripping. Temperature control during alcoholic fermentation
Tasting notes
Eye: clear bright transparent yellow. Nose: delicate nose of citrus fruit and broom. Mouth: substantial, full and round.
Food pairing
Best served at 61°F-65°F. This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitif and goes well with shellfish and crustaceans, grilled fish, poultry and dry cheese.
Aging potential
Drink while young.1-2 years maximum.
Grape varieties
Grenache white 30 % -Bourboulenc 30 % -Clairette 30 % - Roussane 10 %
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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