Côtes du Rhône Villages Valréas "Tendresse d'un Climat" 2015 - Mas de Sainte Croix

Côtes du Rhône Villages Valreas is a specific upmarket local appellation, well known by true amateurs of the Rhône Valley. This cuvée is a deeply concentrated red offering beautiful aromas of black fruit and spices. As no oak barrel is used here, it is focused on fresh fruit and we love it. Definitely a top notch Côtes du Rhône Villages.

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Côtes du Rhône Villages Valreas is a specific upmarket local appellation, well known by true amateurs of the Rhône Valley. This cuvée is a deeply concentrated red offering beautiful aromas of black fruit and spices. As no oak barrel is used here, it is focused on fresh fruit and we love it. Definitely a top notch Côtes du Rhône Villages.
 
Wine Characteristics When & how to drink?
 
Domain: Mas de Sainte Croix
Vintage: 2015
Appellation: Côtes du Rhône Villages Valréas
Region: Rhône Valley
Type: Dry
 
Grapes: 65% Grenache, 35% Syrah
 
 
Drink from now to 2020
Open 1 hour before and serve at 16-18°C
 
Food pairing suggestion: Roast duck confit
 
  Technical stuff
   
Soil: Stones, rocks, clay, limestone
Orientation: Mostly South, 300-400 meters high
Age of vines: 40 to 50 years old
Harvest: Manual
Maturing: 6 to 9 months in concrete tanks
Alcohol: 13.5%
 
What experts say    
   
1* Very good wine
   
    Silver Medal at International Wine Challenge 2014 (2012 vintage)    

 

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