Les Rastellains Red
Cave de Rasteau (VRT) - Côtes du Rhône
Red,Côtes du Rhône
75% Grenache Noir- 20% Carignan- 10% Cinsault
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, where the vines grow in soils of large quartzite pebbles washed down by the Rhone river.Clay-Chalk terrain on the hillsides of Rasteau.Vines : 20 - 30 years old - 16 hectares
Grapes are completely destemmed and put in vats for 5 to 6 hours before bleeding to increase their fruity complexity. Fermentation is thermo-regulated at low temperature (54°F) to maintain the quality of the fruit./nVat
Tasting notes
A deep glistening pink with aromas of red fruit and cherries. Fruity on the palate with notes of strawberry tart and a hint of flintiness. A very well balanced rosé.
Food pairing
Very good as an aperitif and with salad, barbecues, white meat, etc.
Aging potential
Not keep more than 2 years.
Grape varieties
75% Grenache Noir- 20% Carignan- 10% Cinsault
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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