Clay and limestone soils with river stones from the "garrigues"
65 % Grenache, 25 % Syrah, 10 % Mourvèdre
Hand picked, with selection of plots according to their level of maturity.
3 to 4 weeks maceration period. Pressing: by pneumatic press.
Traditionnal ageing and vinification methods, with partial de-stemming according to the conditions of the particular vintage in concrete vats (with control of the fermentation temperature).
9 months in concrete tanks
Ruby red color and limpid with purple reflections.
The wine exhibits a bouquet of ripe fruit, blackcurrant coulis, strawberry jam, spice, violets with a hint of garrigue.
Smooth and rich on the palate with soft tannins that pairs well with the liquorice flavours.
Long finish with warms spices
To enjoy now or can be kept 5 to 8 years. Serve at 16°-18°C
This Vacqueyras will pair very well pheasant suprems with morels, veal chops with rosemary, rib-eye, or cep omelets.