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. The Côtes-du-Rhône vineyards are in the neighboring localities of Rochefort-du-Gard and Pujaut.
Clay and limestones - Vines: 20 years old - Yields:46Hl/Ha.
Each variety is vinified separately because they are riped at different times. Skin maceration. Pressing. Juice collected by dripping. Racking. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation./nIn stainless steel vats.
Eye : clear bright transparent yellow.
Nose : delicate nose of citrus fruit and broom.
Mouth : substantial, full and round.
This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitive and goes well with shellfish and crustaceans seafood, grilled fish, poultry or even dry cheeses.
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