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CÔTES DE PROVENCE
15/20 In the May 2011 Revue des Vins de France - article by Pierre Casamayor
14.5/20 in the 2012 Bettane et Dessauve Guide
Silver Crown at the 2012 Roy René Winegrowers Competition

 

Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Grape varieties: Syrah 80% Grenache 10% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Yield: 45 hl/ha.

 

Vinification
100% destemming and then vinification in stainless steel vats. Hot post fermentation maceration. Maturing in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Very pure fruit, with a pleasant slightly pepperminty freshness, ripe tannins with a hint of pepper on the finish.

 

Wine growing
10 years

 

Matching food & wine
Roast farmhouse veal chop.
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