Château des Hautes Ribes, AOP Vacqueyras, Rouge 2018

Presentation

The wine
Château des Hautes Ribes rises up in the middle of the Hautes Garrigues vineyards of Vacqueyras. Created in 1830, the estate is surrounded by 30 hectares of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre vines. Located at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail, the vines are grown with loving care to produce a wine that is generous and incomparably flavoursome.
Terroir
This Vacqueyras takes root in the scrubland on a stony, argilocalcareous.
Vinification
Thanks to traditional vineyard techniques, the wine of Château des Hautes Ribes is the perfect expression of its terroir. The grapes are maintained at a low temperature for three days, to retain maximum fresh fruit aromas. Alcoholic fermentation takes place at 25-30°C, with a long vatting time of about two weeks.
Varietals
Grenache noir : 62%
Syrah : 18%

Tasting advices

Tasting notes
It has a complex bouquet including very ripe black fruit and spice. It is also elegant and well balanced on the palate.
Food pairing
This wine is ideal witg beef, veal and mediterranean tomato pies.

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