Vacqueyras

Vacqueyras

Appellation: Vacqueyras
Varietal: Grenache
Vineyards: Hautes Garrigues and Pendants
Orientation: 3 adjacent parcels, east, south and west facing
Average age of vines: 65 years
Principal soil type: Red clay with small stones (Hautes Garrigues) and blue marne (Pendants)

Deep purple color and intense aromatics. Dispite its concentration, this wine posesses exquiste balance, between dark cherry and raspberry fruit, garrigue and herbal & candied floral components. Fine, very well rounded tannins make for a velvety texture with a long, satisfying finish.

Vacqueyras fact sheet (PDF)

Regions

France

Beaujolais
Burgundy
Champagne
Montagne de Reims Emmanuel Brochet Côte des Bars Domaine Marie Courtin Valleé de la Marne Flavien Nowack
Southwest
Côtes du Marmandais Élian Da Ros
Jura
Languedoc
Terrasses du Larzac Domaine du Pas de L’Escalette Saint Chinian Domaine Rimbert
Loire
Provence
Rhône
Volnay Village

Tire Bouchon, Vin De FranceBright and fruit forward. Seamless. Impressive elegance for an “apéro” wine for friends.

VacqueyrasAn explosion of dark berry fruit, floral notes, plush, velvety palate and supple tannins make this wine extremely attractive in its youth.

GigondasMajority Grenache with a small Syrah addition from single parcel of Grand Montmirail, planted in 1975.