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Tourade Vacqueyras

Country

France

Region

Rhone

Sub-Region

Vacqueyras

Producer

Domaine de la Tourade

Vintage

2017

Composition

80% GRENACHE, 10% SYRAH, 10% MOURVÈDRE

Alcohol

14.5%

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WINEMAKER NOTES

The property has belonged to the family for some generations. Frédéric Haut who is André Richard’s son-in-law is the 4th generation. The domain covers 20 ha in the appellations Gigondas (8 ha.), Vacqueyras (8 ha.), Muscat de Beaumes de Venise (2 ha.) and Cotes du Rhone (2 ha).

TASTING NOTES

The color is a sustained purple; the nose finds notes of wild strawberries and cherry. A structured wine with a lot of freshness. It can be enjoyed now or within 10 years.

VINEYARD

  • Soil: Clay-Limestone

VINIFICATION

  • Vinification: Traditional, no de-stemming
  • Vatting: 15 to 20 days
  • Aging: 18 months in foudres
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