Côtes du Rhône-Villages red 2016 AOP Côtes du Rhône Villages

Côtes du Rhône-Villages red 2016  - Plan de Dieu

  • AOP Côtes du Rhône - Villages
  • Domain: Florent Descombe
  • Grape variety: Grenache noir, Mourvèdre, Syrah

Gold medal - Piolenec 2017 wine contest

The growing area extends over the communes of Camaret-sur-Aigues, Jonquières, Travaillan and Violès, in the departement of Vaucluse. In the Middle Ages, when crossing the vast, bandit-infested “forest” of scrubland, you were holding your life in your hands. All you could do was commit your soul to God. Maybe this is the origin of the name Plan de Dieu (God’s Plain). Since those days, the area has been planted with vines, which now cover an area of 1,500 hectares at an altitude of 110 metres, and there are only a few remaining patches of woodland. In 2005, the wines were granted Côtes du Rhône Villages status, the appellation applying only to still reds. To give it a more distinct identity, they designed a special bottle. It features the Plan de Dieu inscription and the vineyard’s coat-of-arms: a grape cluster surmounted by a halo.

  • The robe

    deep crimson red colour with bright highlights

  • The nose

    Elegant and complex. Notes of ripe red fruits and pepper, slightly roasted.

  • The mouth / the palate

    Well bodied, well concentrated and unctuous wine with fruity and mineral aromas. Fine and silky tannins on the finish

  • Operating temperature

    16° - 18°C

  • Guard time

    5 years.

  • Match

    white and red meat, goat cheese

To take an order, please contact us. We will be delighted to meet your need. - The export team

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