VTV Dm des 3 Vallées Rouge 2015

Red

France

Roussillon

Description

Domaine des 3 Vallées is a parcel selection wine named after the three main valleys (Vallée de l’Agly, Vallée de la Têt Vallée du Fenouillèdes) that are home to most of the VTV cooperative’s holdings.

Tasting Notes: Complex aromas of candied fruit and Morello cherries with hints of spice and garrigue/Provencal herbs. A rich and velvety palate leads to a long, lasting finish.

Serve With: Excellent with a wide range of cheeses and rich red meats (venison loin, duck breast with port sauce) and more…

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Côtes du Roussillon Villages AOP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871015516

Case Code

20097871015510

Vineyards

More than 2,400 acres of vines in and around Tautavel and Vingrau, with additional acreage in Maury, Opoul, and Montner. Vines are planted in clay/limestone and marne/schist soils.

Composition

50% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah, 20% Carignan.

Viticulture

Sourced from 3 district terroirs: clay/limestone, black schist and red clays. From vines averaging 15 years in age.

Winemaking

Grapes were fully de-stemmed and underwent a short prefermentation cold soak. Long, temperature-controlled fermentation in tank. Bottled after 24 months maturation (90% in tank, 10% in new French oak barrels).

Alcohol

14.5%

Accolades

90 pts, “…a medium to full-bodied, incredibly pure, elegant 2015 that has lively notes of peppery herbs, dark fruit and hints of flowers. It has a great finish and drinks well above its humble price point. Don’t miss it! – JD, The Wine Advocate, 4/17

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

TROI012215

 

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