Vintage, AOC Vin Doux Naturel Rasteau, Ambré 2020

A great Natural Sweet Wine!

Story

The story
The "Cave de Rasteau", one of the oldest in the southern Rhone Valley (1925) is renowned for its savoir-faire un producing delicious and complex Natural Sweet Wine.
Terroir
Clay-limestone hillsides.
Vinification
Manual harvesting of very old Grenaches (50-100 years old) at optimum maturity. The grapes are sorted and de-stemmed then macerated. Once the juices take on a beautiful golden, amber hue, the juices are drawn off for fermentation. Then we proceed to "mutage" with an alcohol of vinous origin and then aging in Foudres (large oak barrels) for 12 months.
Ageing
10 years
Varietals
Grenache noir : 100%

Advice

Serving
10-12°C
Tasting notes
Beautiful aromas of candied exotic fruits, persistent and velvety mouth without heaviness; slight hints of dried fruits,
Food and wine pairings
Mirabelle plum pies, ripened banon, foie gras, crunchy almonds.