Les templiers, AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Roaix, Rouge, 2020

Story

The wine
Since time immemorial, the villagers of Roaix have met on the village square to share and celebrate Provencal traditions. The Roaix vineyard offers rich and robust wines, like its neighbor, Cru de Rasteau, with a touch of suppleness.
Terroir
Chalky-limestone, sand and marl, fresh sun exposure.
In the vineyard
Plantation density: 4000 plants per ha, 100% handpicked harvest, yield: 36 hectoliters per hectare, short gobelet and cordon pruning. Age of vines : 30 years.
Vinification
De-stemmed harvest, traditional vinification with 2 head down and lots of pumping over, temperature-regulated vats 25-27°C, maturing in concrete vats.
Varietals
Grenache noir
Carignan
Syrah

Advice

Tasting notes
This racy and spicy cuvée will seduce you and its tannic structure will not weaken in front of the most intense aromas of local cuisine. Very nice aromas of black & red fruit with gourmet and marked tannins. Power and richness to delight your taste buds...
Food and wine pairings
Roasted pigeon, pasta al pomodoro, fresh goat and sheep cheeses.

Reviews

Argent
"Fresh nose, with strawberry, red cherry, sweet spice. Very ripe and juicy, with lots of fruit and a strong tannic structure.
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