Supple and round, with hints of caramel and vanilla
Côtes du Rhone
Domaine de l'Espigouette
80% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre
90 points Wine Advocate
Domaine de l’Espigouette is now run by Bernard Latour, his wife and two sons, Julian and Emilien The estate vineyard is located in the Rhone Valley of France: Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Rasteau, Plan de Dieu, Violes, Jonquieres. They carefully work the vineyard according to the climatic characteristics of vintage and different terroirs.
Open and expressive nose with sweet spices of cinnamon and nutmeg leading to red fruit and finishing with blackberry jelly. Supple and round, with hints of caramel and vanilla. Rounded tannins.
The vineyard covers the municipalities of Camaret-sur-Aigues, Jonquières, and Travaillan Violès. From old vines over 45 years on average. Our vines are in the municipalities of Camaret-sur-Aygues and Travaillan. Our plots are not morcellées we have three plots, one of five hectares, a three and a half hectares, and one and a half hectares. These are generally old vines with low yields, which makes a very good concentration in the bay and a high quality grape. It is a land of scrubland, where the Mistral blows abundantly, which optimizes the grape ripening.