The “Cuvée du Château” Vacqueyras Rouge 2018
Production : 30 000 bottles.
– 70% Grenache
– 10% Mourvèdre
– 10% Syrah – 10% Cinsault
Terroir : Clay – Limestone – Rocky
After a total de-stemming, the fermentation period is during for 5 weeks.
Élevage : Stainless steel- barrels and demi-muids for about 18 months.
Alcohol content : 14° .
Tasting : Nice garnet robe color. Black fruit is dominant, blackcurrant, Victoria plum and blackberry but again with a very definite garrigue herbal note, facets of fig and mushroom wafted in and out, showing that the wine is still young. Great wine because it is concentrated and complex but above all very elegant.The tannins are evident and fine.These is a true expression of Vacqueyras.
Alliances mets : Shallot flank steak – Grilled beef ribs
Drink now until 2028
Temperature of service : 19°c
– Noted 16/20 by Jancis Robinson in 2019
– Noted 2 stars by 1001 Dégustations in 2020