Different - rosé
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Tavel
Grenache 59% - Cinsault 13% - Mourvedre 8% - Carignan 9 % and others.
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.
The Cave des Vignerons de Tavel is 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. Limestone, smooth pebbles and white earth - Vines : 15 years - Yield : 44 Hl/Ha
Tavel is a unique rosé produced by a type of vinification which makes it completely different from any other rosé and is more like that of a red wine with long maceration of 48 to 72 hours. After pressing, fermentation takes 10 to 15 days at low temperature (55 to 60°F). 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. This clever blend has given rise to a wine to a stylish wine known as Top Rosé of France. This Tavel is even more "different" as it is made with Organic Grapes./nAgeing in stainless steel vats before bottling.
Tasting notes
Eye : bright rosé wine Nose : Woody fruit, cherry. Mouth : Ample, powerfull and round in the mouth with fruity notes and a spicy finish.
Food pairing
It will be perfect during the meal, with a duck brochette with orange, spicy or asian meals. It also goes very well with cheeses.
Aging potential
Drink while young, 1 to 3 years.
Grape varieties
Grenache 59% - Cinsault 13% - Mourvedre 8% - Carignan 9 % and others.
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202190 Wine Advocate
Another fine effort from this cooperative cellar, the 2021 Tavel Different boasts a surprisingly dark hue, even for Tavel. Crushed stone, black cherries and blueberries appear on the nose, while the medium to full-bodied palate is round but structured and even shows a bit of tannic backbone and a softly dusty finish. Drink or hold.
Joz Czerwinski Wine Advocate
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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