Acantalys Red
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Côtes du Rhône
Red,Côtes du Rhône
Grenache (63%) - Syrah (17%) – Carignan (14%) - Mourvèdre (6%)
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 produces this Côtes du Rhône 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. Clay and limestones. Vines:20 years old - Yields: 46 Hl/Ha
Destemmed grapes. Vatting for approximately 3 weeks, then pumping-over several times throughout the alcoholic fermentation on the marc./nIn stainless steel vats.
Tasting notes
Eye : bright deep crimson red. Nose : pleasing and peppery nose of red fruit. Mouth : soft attack – a very enjoyable wine to drink.
Food pairing
This wine goes perfectly with grilled red and white meat, charcuterie, savory tarts, fresh pastas, lasagnes or cannelloni and cheese.It can be also enjoyed on its own at room temperature.
Aging potential
1 to 5 years.
Grape varieties
Grenache (63%) - Syrah (17%) – Carignan (14%) - Mourvèdre (6%)
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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