The “Cuvée du Château” Red Vacqueyras 2017
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 : Barrels and demi-muids for about 12 months.
Alcool : 14°.
Fleshy and plump on the palate with firm tannins and attractive richness of black fruits, specially the cherry. Delicate mouth, with some touch of pepper and garrigue notes, very pleasant finish. A typical south wine, balanced and solar.
Alliance dishes :
bib with shallot rib of beef
Laying down : drink now until 2027.
Serving Temperature : 19°c.
Reward : Golden Medal of the Mâcon Wine Competition 2019
-Noted 92/100 by DECANTER, in 2018
-Noted 16.5/20 by Jancis Robinson, in October 2018