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Domaine de Fontavin - Chateauneuf-du-Pape Trilogies Rouge - 750ml

Domaine de Fontavin

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Grapes :
80 % Grenache noir - 15 % Syrah – 5% Mourvèdre.

Terroir :
red clay with large pebbles – sandstone – sandy terraces.

Age of vines :
40 to 80 years old. Area : 9,50 ha.

Viticulture :
organic farming. Gobelet and Cordon de Royat (for the Syrah) pruning. Ploughing, natural grass cover every other row, leaf thinning, compost of sheep for soil life.

Winemaking :
hand harvesting. Selective picking of grapes. De-stemming, indigenous yeasts. Maceration during 3 weeks / 1 month. Treading and pumping over. Matured 12 to 15 months in concrete tanks and barrels of 600 liters in french oak.

Tasting :
intense ruby color. Pleasing nose of red fruits, liquorice, spearmint notes. Crisp aroma of black fruits evolving to notes of truffle, scrubland. It’s a rich and complete wine, with refined tannins, supported by a long finish.

Wine and food pairing :
shoulder of lamb with herbs, tournedos Rossini, capon, beef bourguignon.

Aging capacity :
10 years and over.

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