Vacqueyras Quiot Red 2018

Our « Hommage à Jérôme Quiot » are wines which, by their fruity side are approachable to many amateurs. They put forward their characteristics of the appellation they belong to. We chose to make these wines “Pleasure Wines“ combining the terroirs tradition and a fruity trend for a wise and relaxed consumption.

Story

The wine
This Vacqueyras is produced on our own domain and comes from a particular blend and vinification in order to bring out the fruit and the balance that a wine of this appellation can have, traditionally in finesse.
Location
Steep terraced vineyards, woodland plains, vast bands of garrigue scrubland Vacqueyras are available in red, white and rosé. Protected by the Dentelles de Montmirail which overlook the village, Vacqueyras vineyard benefits from a soils and terroirs diversity which gives its wines a great aromatic luxuriousness. Vacqueyras wines are powerful and full of character, and have a distinctive edge of freshness and finesse.
Terroir
At the foot of the dentelles de Montmirail, with a very sunny climate. Quaternary terrace with clay and silt pebbles.
Vinification
Hand-harvesting. Traditional 3-week vatting. The free-run juice is blended. Matured in "foudres" for 12 to18 months.
Varietals
Grenache noir
Syrah
Specifications
Alcohol content: 14.5 ABV

Advice

Ageing potential
5 years, 5 to 10 years
Tasting notes
Brilliant crimson colour.Very fresh fruit aromas with a hint of floral notes. A touch of liquorice and spices on the palate.
Food and wine pairings
Serve it at 16°C with roast pigeons or red fruit gratins.
Recipes