Trésor des Sables Rosé
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Tavel
Rosé,Tavel
50% Grenache, 35% Syrah, Mourvèdre, Ciansault and Carignan, 15% Clairette, Picpoul and Bourboulenc.
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
The Cave des Vignerons de Tavel is in the Rhone Valley near Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Its geographical position in the heart of the Tavel vineyards is an indication of its deep local roots. White earth and sand (sandy clay and limestone soils). Vines : 35 years old - 10 Ha
Winemaking
Tavel is a unique rosé produced by a type of vinification which makes it completely different from any other rosé. After pressing, fermentation takes 10 to 15 days at low temperature (13-14°C). Vinification and storage in stainless steel vats before bottling
Tasting notes
Eye: deep pink. Nose: fruity , woodland fruit. Mouth: delicate and very fruity. It is a blend of drip juices which give it the requisite aromas, fruit, freshness and acidity, and pressing juices which preserve its richness, structure and strength.
Food pairing
Goes well with a meal, spicy Asian food, sushi, paellas, Provençal dishes, and dry goat's cheese.
Aging potential
Drink while young. 1 to 3 years.
Grape varieties
50% Grenache, 35% Syrah, Mourvèdre, Ciansault and Carignan, 15% Clairette, Picpoul and Bourboulenc.
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202091 Wine Enthusiast
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201991 Wine Enthusiast
201890 Wine Enthusiast
201790 Wine Advocate
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2020
Crisp strawberry and cherry-blossom notes perfume this full-bodied but freshly balanced Grenache blend. Deep pink in color, the juicy wine is packed with sun-kissed red-cherry and berry flavors along with a zesty spine of crushed stone and salty minerals.
Anna Lee C. Iijima Wine Enthusiast
Terrisson Wines
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30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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