Côtes du Ventoux
Les Vignerons du Mont Ventoux
75% GRENACHE, 25% SYRAH
2017: 90 points Wine Enthusiast
VMV Altitude 500
The “Vignerons du Mont Ventoux” winery 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. This winery groups together 5 districts: Bedoin, Crillon le Brave, Flassan, Saint Pierre and Modène.
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.
Drink on its own or with grilled meats, deli meats and medium/strong cheeses.
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.
The grapes are harvested from 5 villages: Bedoin, Saint Pierre de Vassol, Flassan, Crillon-le-Brave, and Modène.