Wine Cotes du Rhone "Cuvee des Capucines" AOC, 2011
Reviews of purchase Cotes du Rhone "Cuvee des Capucines" AOC, 2011
The wine is dark ruby color with a purple hue.
The wine has a pronounced tannins, well balanced acidity and sweet notes of prunes in a harmonious aftertaste.
The wine reveals a rich aroma with notes of red berries, spice and light shades of eucalyptus.
The wine is perfect to roast duck, roast meat and various pastes.
Wine "Cuvee des Capucines" 2011 is made from varieties Grenache and Syrah, vines which grow on the original deep reddish-brown soils with a high content of stones. Land, rich sources of organic ingredients that provides a decent ripening vines. Domain du Vieux wine Shen have their own personality and strong structure which arise due respect for the land and the environment, terroir, the careful selection and ongoing treatment vineyards without herbicides and pesticides.
In 1978, Jean-Claude Boucher - oenologist with skills that he inherited from several generations of winemakers, founded Domaine Du Vieux Chene. The winery is located in the north of the department of Vaucluse, near the historic village of Kamari. In 1990, to Jean-Claude joined by his wife, Beatrice, now the two of them run the family farm area of about 50 hectares. Grape varieties Grenache Shiraz and grown in the vineyards of Cotes du Rhone, which are located in the southern part of the valley of the Rhone, between the river and the foot of the mountains, where they create a delightful landscape with sunlit fields and plains. In this region offers ideal conditions for growing fine grapes, vineyards all farms are processed organically, so that organic wines are produced with excellent character. The grapes are harvested by hand, which guarantees high quality.
Jean-Claude Boucher and his wife use traditional methods of fermentation: the natural temperature, without the use of yeast. Each wine is aged in concrete tanks, after which the wine tasted and blended. Creating a wine, Jean-Claude strives to fully preserve the aroma and taste of most accurately convey the characteristics of the local terroir - the nuances of soil and climate. Wines produced by the Domaine du Vieux Shen can be described as honest and noble.