Wine Cotes du Rhone AOC, "Vigne du Prieure" Rouge, Chateau Gigognan, 2016
Wine brilliant ruby color.
Well balanced, very fresh, light and beverage wine with beautiful texture and notes of sweet berries, pepper, spices and woody nuances in flavor.
Delicate aroma of wine is filled with notes of red fruits.
The wine is perfect with red meat and cheeses.
Wine "Vigne du Prieure" Rouge, 2013 is made from several grape varieties, as is customary in the Rhone Valley, collected from an area of 38 hectares of vineyards surrounding the Château. The soils in this area are built of limestone marl. Average age of vines is about 35 years. Grapes crushed and subjected to a fermentation at a controlled temperature and maceration of 8 to 10 days, depending on the crop. The wine is bottled a small party in the 12200 bottles. It can be drunk now or postpone for several years.
Château Zhigonyan located near the village of Sorgues, near the famous Le Grand Zhigonyan, it was built in the XIX century, there was originally a monastery. Calle family acquired the castle in 1966 and has invested heavily in its complete reconstruction, including basements and industrial premises. Now they own 72 hectares of vineyards in three appellasonah France: Cotes du Rhone, Cotes du Rhone and Chateauneuf The Village du-Pape. The new team, led by winemakers Laura Ambroise and Eloy dyurbe of the legendary Domaine de Trevallon completely switched to organic production and immediately doubled the yield of the winery. All the changes have transformed the Chateau Zhigonyan a world-class winery.