Wine Tardieu-Laurent, Gigondas "Vieilles Vignes" AOC, 2016
Wine rich burgundy color.
Wine carries silky tannins taste with hints of ripe fruit. Naughty touches ground pepper and leather, combined with woody nuances, give the wine a special noble charm and elegance.
The aroma of wine Beautiful graceful chord sound shades of berries and fruit interwoven with hints of tobacco, pepper and smoke.
The wine goes well with spicy fish and meat dishes, grilled meat and spicy cheeses.
Gigondas "Vieilles Vignes" - dry red wine created in the economy Tardieu-Laurent. The name of the wine is obtained through the area where the grapes are grown for wine making. Zhigondas to the north-east of Chateauneuf-du-Pape in the southern Rhone Valley. 1230 hectares of vineyards spread on the hills adjacent to the foot of the mountains. It was here, on calcareous soils lying here since the Jurassic period, the vines are cultivated varieties Grenache and Mourvedre. Moreover, Grenache vines can boast "respectable" a hundred years of age, but younger Mourvèdre 50 years. Crop harvested in the period from late September to mid-October. Vinification involves fermentation in natural sediment in concrete tanks. Holding for 24 months is carried out in French oak barrels used in equal parts one and two. Before bottling the wine is not subjected to filtration or clarification. Zhigondas "Vieille Vignes" has an excellent storage potential.
Maison Tardieu-Laurent - is one of the best wineries of the Rhone. The company owns land in the appellations Kondriё, Kornas, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Perey, Languedoc, Côtes du Rhône, Hermitage, Côte Rôtie and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. When you create your drinks Michel Tardieu uses modern methods of winemaking, applies new oak barrels. At the heart of the production and cultivation of grapes - biodynamic farming methods. The company also buys grapes from the farmers who own the best sorts of old vines. Maison Tardieu-Laurent is not involved in the process of vinification. After harvesting the berries are sent to farms to undergo fermentation. The wine is then transferred to the cellars belonging Tardieu, maturation and aging. Pride Maison Tardieu-Laurent are three wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vieilles Vignes and Cuvee Speciale), created from grapes Grenache from vines whose age is about 110 years old.