Le Merlot des Acanthes Red
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - IGP Pays d'Oc
Red,IGP Pays d'Oc
Merlot (100%, fullnes and fruit).
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.
Between Rochefort du Gard and Pujaut. Limestones and clay.
Vatting for 10 to 12 days, then pumping-over to blend. This is followed by alcoholic fermentation on the marc and pumping-over two or three times depending on the density. Temperatures are monitored to see if refrigeration is necessary/nIn stainless steel vats
Tasting notes
Eye : deep colour of red cherry. Nose : pepper and spice. Mouth : warm with aromas of cherry.
Food pairing
Enjoyable as an aperitive, grilled meat, charcuterie and cheese. This pleasure wine will be appreciated with friends.
Aging potential
1 to 3 years.
Grape varieties
Merlot (100%, fullnes and fruit).
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)
GOVERNMENT WARNING : (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems