The “Cuvée du Château” Red Vacqueyras 2015

The "Cuvée du Château" red Vacqueyras 2015

Production : 75 000 bottles.

Grappes :
 – 70% Grenache
 – 15% Mourvédre
 – 15% Syrah.

Terroir : Clay – Limestone – Rocky

Vinification : After a total de-stemming, the fermentation period is during for 5 weeks.

Ageing : Stainless steel- barrels and demi-muids for about 12 months.

Alcool : 14°.

Tasting : Ruby-red robe. Powerful and generous nose reminiscent of red fruits. Silky and sweet on the palate, offering a nice freshness with a texture fleshy and generous. Notes of black cherry with a pepper tip in the final, for a lot of elegance.

Alliance dishes : Tagine with plums – Pepper steak.

Laying down : drink now untill 2025.

Serving Temperature : 19°c.

Reward :
 – Recommended by « 1001 dégustations » with 2 stars.
 – Bronze medal DECANTER 2018.
 – 89/100 the Wine Enthusiast, December 2018