Domaine Chantepierre White
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Côtes du Rhône White
White,Côtes du Rhône White
White Grenache (30%), Bourboulenc (30%), Clairette (30%), Roussane (5%).
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 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 neighbouring localities of Rochefort-du-Gard and Pujaut. Terroir: issued from clay and limestones - Vines: 20 years old - Yields:46Hl/Ha.
Winemaking
Each variety is vinified separately because they ripen at different times. Skin maceration. Pressing. Racking. Juice collected by dripping. Temperature control during alcoholic fermentation./nIn stainless still vats
Tasting notes
Eye: clear bright transparent yellow. Nose: delicate nose of citrus fruit and broom. Mouth: substantial, full and round.
Food pairing
This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitif and goes well with shellfish and crustaceans, grilled fish, poultry and dry cheese.
Aging potential
Drink while young.1-3 years
Grape varieties
White Grenache (30%), Bourboulenc (30%), Clairette (30%), Roussane (5%).
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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