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Domaine le Colombier
Jean-Louis Mourre, proprietor, viticulturalist and winemaker, is also the third generation producing wines on this 31Ha domaine located in the Vaucluse (southern Rhône) near the village of Vacqueyras.
2012 AOC Vacqueyras Le Colombier Vieilles Vignes
80% Grenache Noir & 20% Mourvèdre
This wine Mainly made with Grenache from vines of more than 50 years old (oldest planted in 1902), has a nice garnet color. Red fruit appear immediately on the nose and in the mouth, the wine reveals a lot of fruit and has a persistent length.It sees no ageing in wood in order to maintain the fruit. An elegant wine with silky tannins and has an ageing potential of 10 years. Total production is 2,200 cases.
Recommended to go with Mediterranean foods, grilled lamb, other red meat and medium to strong flavoured