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Domaine de Fontavin - Côtes du Rhône Rouge Les Vignes de mon Père

Domaine de Fontavin

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Grapes:
75 % Grenache noir - 10 % Syrah - 10 % Mourvèdre – 5% Marselan

Terroir:
Large pebbles with black clay (Courthézon) – sands and red clay (Bédarrides).

Age of vines:
55 years old. Area : 15 ha 50.

Viticulture:
Organic farming. Ploughing, natural grass cover every other row, Gobelet and Cordon de Royat pruning. Compost of sheep for soil life.

Winemaking:
de-stemming harvest. Indigenous yeasts. Maceration during 12 to 18 days. Treading and pumping over. Matured 12 to 15 months in concrete tanks.

Tasting:
Garnet color with reflections of violets. Red fruits and sweet spicy nose. Very fresh and balanced palate, with complex aromas : liquorice, forest fruits. Round and teasing tannins.

Wine and food pairing:
red and white meats: Provençal veal, beef (carpaccio), asian cooking, delicatessen, cheeses.


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