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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Tavel
45% Grenache, 24% Cinsault, 15% Clairette, 10% Mourvèdre, 6% Syrah Average of 32 years Sand, Marl, Limestone, Clay with quartz 27 ha
Tavel “Les Vignes d’Eugène”
40% Grenache Noir, 40% Clairette, 20% Syrah Average of 60 years Clay, Limestone 3 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Tavel:

• Cold skin maceration for 12 to 48 hours in cement cuve

• Direct press

• Alcoholic fermentation lasts 20 days in cement cuve, at 17°C

• Wine is aged in enamel-lined, stainless-steel cuves for 6 to 9 months


Tavel “Les Vignes d’Eugène”:

• Cold skin maceration for 12 to 48 hours in cement cuve

• Blend of pressed juice and saignée

• Alcoholic fermentation last 20 days followed by malolactic fermentation in cement cuve, all at 19°C

• Wine is aged in enamel-lined, stainless-steel cuves for 18 to 20 months

General Information

Country
France
Region
Southern Rhône
Appellation(s)
Tavel
Producer
Guillaume Demoulin
Founded
1936
Annual Production
10,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.chateau-trinquevedel.fr
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