Product Code: RASTEAU
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RASTEAU

Grape varieties

Grenache and Syrah. These last years, the use of new grape varieties, as Syrah and Mourvèdre, allowed

to develop the real possibilities of the soil.

Soil

The vineyard of Rasteau is situated some kilometers far from “Les Dentelles de Montmirail”. It is one of the most

imposing of the department of Vaucluse.It spreads out on brown-chalky soils and poor soils on marl.

Harvest

The grapes are harvested when they are matured.

Vinification

The vinification is carried out in the traditional way: the whole grapes are destemmed.Vatting lasts between 15 and 21 days

with daily pumping over.

Maturing

Ageing is performed in vats. Blending is then carried out. The wine is bottled from 12 to 16 months after maturing.

Tasting

Colour: very deep crimson red. 

Nose: fine and powerful, we find numerous ripe fruit aromas (currant, blackcurrant,raspberry...), solar.

Palate: generous, this wine presents a good structure and a great potential.