Côtes du Rhône - Domaine les Cassanets
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Côtes du Rhône - Domaine Les Cassanets

The vineyard belongs to the Bressy family, third generation of growers in this estate. The Domaine Les Cassanets is located in Courthezon just meters aways from the Châteauneuf du Pape vines.
    • Terroir

      Brown sandy soils with sanstone from Miocene .....just across the road from the Chateauneuf du Pape area.

    • Grape Varieties

      Grenache 80%, Syrah 15%, Mourvèdre 5%

    • Winemaking

      Hand harvested. The grapes are coming from old vines producing very low yields.
      Destalking, 15 to 20 days vatting time, daily releases. Controled temperature between 27 to 30° C

    • Ageing

      10 months in concrete vats. No oak to show the purest expression of the fruit and terroir.

    • Tasting Notes

      This wine is issued from old Grenache vines and old vines of Syrah and Mourvèdre. The grapes are picked at optimal maturity and sorted out before crushing. Grenache brings roundness, fatness and softness, while Syrah and Mourvèdre bring structure and frame. The tannins are extremely smooth and elegant, the wine is like velvet in the mouth, with roundness, complexity and a long finish of spices. It's like a baby Chateauneuf du Pape

    • Tasting Advices

      To enjoy now or can be kept 5-7 years. 14°-16°C.

    • Food Pairings

      It will pair very well with Mediterranean dishes even spicy as well as dishes in sauce or game such as venison

    • Awards

      2018 : Gold medal G&G
      2017 : Gold medal G&G
      2016 : Gold medal Orange // Gold medal G&G
      2015 : Gold medal G&G

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