Wine Tardieu-Laurent, Rasteau "Vieilles Vignes", Cote-du-Rhone Villages AOC, 2012
Reviews of purchase Tardieu-Laurent, Rasteau "Vieilles Vignes", Cote-du-Rhone Villages AOC, 2012
Wine inky purple color.
The taste of wine is rounded, powerful and mature. It intertwines the freshness and softness, fruitiness and a long aftertaste.
The wine has a strong fruity aroma with liquorice and floral notes.
The wine goes well with roast duck, roast meats and pates.
Tardieu-Laurent, Rasteau Vieilles Vignes, Cote du Rhone Villages AOC, 2007 - red wine, which is produced from grapes Grenache and Syrah. The vineyards are located in the Rhone Valley in the limestone-clay soils. The average age of the vines is 80 years for varieties Grenache and Syrah for 35 years.
Especially the production of wine Tardieu-Laurent, grow Vieille Vignes, Côtes du Rhône The Village 2007 is no filtering. Wine is aged in new and used within 12 months of oak barrels. Barrel used oak Troncais and Allier.
Yields in 2007 were slightly higher than in 2006. Let the spring is not happy with good weather, but the summer was extremely sunny and windy, which made it possible to harvest 120 days after flowering. Although it is generally required to reach maturity for 100 days. Vintage 2007 happy beautiful color and a complex, powerful taste with rounded tannins, which is more than enough for the gradual aging of wine.
Maison Tardieu-Laurent - is one of the best wineries of the Rhone. The company owns land in the appellations Kondriё, Kornas, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Perey, Languedoc, Côtes du Rhône, Hermitage, Côte Rôtie and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. When you create your drinks Michel Tardieu uses modern methods of winemaking, applies new oak barrels. At the heart of the production and cultivation of grapes - biodynamic farming methods. The company also buys grapes from the farmers who own the best sorts of old vines. Maison Tardieu-Laurent is not involved in the process of vinification. After harvesting the berries are sent to farms to undergo fermentation. The wine is then transferred to the cellars belonging Tardieu, maturation and aging. Pride Maison Tardieu-Laurent are three wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vieilles Vignes and Cuvee Speciale), created from grapes Grenache from vines whose age is about 110 years old.