Mainly black Grenache and Syrah, and some Cinsault and Mourvèdre. Vacqueyras was consecrated ‘‘Cru’’ like its neighbours Gigondas and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, in 1990. The vineyards are located at the foot of the “Dentelles de Montmirail” on alluvial soil with slate terraces.
› Upon arrival in the cellar, grapes are sorted, destemmed and crushed. Each grape variety is vinified separately.
› Traditional vinification with a long vatting time of up to 3 weeks to concentrate the colour and the aromas.
› Strict control of temperatures (28°C to 31°C max.).
› The wine is then racked off and undergoes malolactic fermentation before blending.
› Ageing in vats during 12 months before bottling.
› VEGAN WINE.
› Deep purple colour.
› Expressive aromas of raspberry and candied cherry with spicy notes.
› Chewy and dense, with good fruit at its core and a very savoury character. Supple tannins and lingering spiciness with fruity notes.
Open 1 hour before serving and enjoy with duck confit, spicy dishes, root vegetables and also goat and sheep cheese.