Domaine des Amariniers Red
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Côtes du Rhône Village
Red,Côtes du Rhône Village
Grenache noir (60%, aromatic potential and smoothness) - Syrah (20%, fruit , richness and structure), Carignan, Mourvèdre (20%, aromas of fruit and spices).
history
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.
Vineyard
Tavel surrounding area, near the villages of Rochefort-du-Gard and Pujaut.This wine "Domaine des Amariniers" is issued from clay and limestones. Vines : 40 years old - Yield :40Hl/Ha.
Winemaking
Destemmed grapes. Vatting for approximately 3 weeks, then pumping-over several times throughout the alcoholic fermentation on the marc./nVinification and maturing in stainless steels vats before bottling.
Tasting notes
Eye: Bright lively garnet red. Nose: powerful, aromas of spice and red fruit. Mouth: soft attack , structured and mellowed , good long finish; enjoyable to drink now.
Food pairing
Goes perfectly with casseroles, red or white meat, gratins, pasta with pesto sauce, unpasteurised or hard cheeses.
Aging potential
Approx.6 years
Grape varieties
Grenache noir (60%, aromatic potential and smoothness) - Syrah (20%, fruit , richness and structure), Carignan, Mourvèdre (20%, aromas of fruit and spices).
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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