Ortas Réserve Red
Cave de Rasteau (VRT) - Côtes du Rhône
Red,Côtes du Rhône
70% Grenache noir - 20% Cinsault - 10% Carignan
Founded in 1925, the Cave de Rasteau is one of the oldest cooperative wineries in the south Rhone Valley in France. The 180 growers benefit from the exceptional terroir of Rasteau, village that has applied for the Cru appellation like Châteauneuf-du-Pape; and finally obtained it with the 2010 vintage. The terroir is both complex and consistent, giving the Cave de Rasteau wines their unique taste.
On the hillsides of the village of Rasteau, beautifully exposed to the sunshine of Provence. Clay and limestone hillsides. 20-25 years - 33 ha; 200,000 bottles/year - Planting density of 4000 stocks/ha - 45hl/ha.
Short bush and cordon pruning. 90% harvested by hand. Yield on destemmed grapes. Traditional fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats./nIn vats.
Tasting notes
Ruby red with aromas of red fruit and blackcurrant; fruity and slightly spicy in style with a well-balanced tannic structure.
Food pairing
Roast chicken; lamb dishes; goat's cheese.
Aging potential
Can be enjoyed young or kept for 2 or 3 years.
Grape varieties
70% Grenache noir - 20% Cinsault - 10% Carignan
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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