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Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Lirac
White,Lirac
White Grenache (58%) - Clairette (28%) - Bourboulenc (14%)
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 located in the Rhone Valley, 15km from Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Its geographical position in the heart of the Tavel vineyards on the edge of the village is an indication of its deep local roots. The Lirac vineyards are in the localities of Lirac, St Laurent des Arbres and Roquemaure. Limestone and smooth pebbles. Vines : 30 years - Yield : 40 hl/ha -
Winemaking
Each grape is vinified separatly because they ripen at different times. Skin maceration, pressing, juice collected by dripping. Temperature control during the alcoholic fermentation./nBarrel-matured for about 4 months with some "batonnage"
Tasting notes
Eye: Bright with golden lights, mineral appearance. Nose: aromas of citrus fruit, warm spices and broom. Mouth: substantial, roasted and vanilla taste.
Food pairing
Perfect with fish, fried prawns, "bouillabaisse", grilled poultry and dry cheese.
Aging potential
1 to 3 years
Grape varieties
White Grenache (58%) - Clairette (28%) - Bourboulenc (14%)
Press
Previous rating
201789 Jeb Dunnuck
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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