DOMAINE DES VIGNEAUX, SOUTHERN RHONE, FRANCE

£17.25

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Description

VITICULTURE

SHORT HISTORY: Domaine des Vigneaux is situated in the village of Valvignere in the Ardeche region of the southern Rhone and is run by fourth generation vigneron Christophe Comte. The estate was founded in 1905 by Christophe’s grandfather and attained fully organic status in 2001.
(MICRO)CLIMATE: the cooler microclimate associated with the Ardeche region
TERROIR: clay and limestone soils
YIELDS (hectolitre per hectare): 50hl/ha

WINEMAKING

VINIFICATION:
• Manual harvested
• Whole bunch
• Fermented in concrete vats
• Aged 6 months
• No filtration
• Light fining
• No sulphur added during vinification, only 1g/hl added at bottling

OAK TREATMENT

No

TASTING NOTE

An intense ruby red. The nose develops scents of dark fruit (plums, black cherries) and wild plants, with pleasant earthy and mineral hints. The palate has a robust and enveloping structure, lively and well-blended tannins and good acidity. The finish is long and harmonious with spicy notes.

FOOD MATCHING

Meat dishes, tagines or sausage and lentil casseroles

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

  • Blend: Syrah 100%
  • ABV: 12%
  • Closure:Cork
  • Colour: Red
  • Style: Still wine
  • Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
  • Suitable for Vegans:Yes
  • Organic: Yes
  • Biodynamic: Yes

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