Côtes du Ventoux “Altitude 500”

A generous and complex wine with elegant texture.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: 811536000064

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  • Winemaker Notes Les Vignerons du Mont Ventoux is a cooperative founded in 1924 by a small group of winegrowers who chose to join forces and pool their means of production. Today, Vignerons du Mont Ventoux has 27 employees as well as 120 winegrowers with a total surface area of 1,000 hectares: 750 produce AOC Ventoux and 250 produce vins de Pays and table wine. Taste with roasted and grilled meats, poultry and feathered game as well as medium strong cheeses.
  • Tasting Notes Complex nose of ripe red berries and stewed fruits with spicy and toasted aromas and a touch of licorice. Ample and powerful wine in mouth, with a generous fruit and a beautiful aromatic complexity.

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  • Vineyard From the plain of Carpentras up to the slopes of the 'Giant of Provence', with an elevation going as high as 500 meters (1'640 ft), the wine territory of the boasts an exceptional wealth of soils and microclimates.
  • Vinification Optimal sanitary state of the harvest which is totally destemmed. Each grape variety is vinified apart. Long vatting with several daily ‘remontages’. Pumping-over of the vat juice onto the cap of solids. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature (28/30°C). Blending after completion of the malolactic fermentation. The wine is matured for 12 months in vats.
  • Viticulture The grapes are harvested from 5 villages: Bedoin, Saint Pierre de Vassol, Flassan, Crillon-le-Brave, and Modène.
 

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