VIEILLES VIGNES RED 2016
Protected Designation of Origin
Grape Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre & Carignan
Terroir: Parcels on the northern slope of the lesser Luberon range down to the village of Oppède-le-Vieux. 35-year-old vines with a limited yield of 30HL per hectare. Sandy and well-drained soils with some alluvium pebbles.
Winemaking: Harvested by hand, completely destemmed and traditional vinification.
Partially aged during 24 months in oak barrels of 2 to 3 wines.
Tasting Notes: Lovely deep dark red robe.
Expressive and spicy nose, with intense ripe fruit and liquorice aromas.
Complex and well-balanced levels of acidity and tannins on the palate, with a red fruit and gingerbread finish.