AOP COTES DU RHONE VILLAGE VISAN
Owned by the Michel family this 30 ha wine estate is located not far from Mont Ventoux, the Domaine de Lucena vineyards are exposed due south on hillsides .
The soils are clay-limestone and have many round pebbles. It is in this environment that the selected grape varieties are expressed: Grenache noir, Syrah, old Carignan, Mourvèdre, Cinsault (rosé wine), Grenache blanc and Clairette (white wine).
Today they chose to continue to work as their parents and grandparents taught them, in harmony with nature in a sustainable viticulture.
CUVEE PASO FINO - AOP COTES DU RHONE VILLAGE VISAN
VARIETALS: Grenache, Syrah, Vieux Carignan, Cinsault and Mourvèdre.
TERROIR AND VINIFICATION:
Clay-limestone soil with predominance of pebbles on the commune of Visan. Vineyards in south facing exposed slopes. The berries are sorted manually (sorting table), total destemming. The winemaking is done in concrete vat (not coated with cold pre-fermentation) and then vatting for three weeks with reassembly and manual punching. Malolactic fermentation carried out, 30% of the wine is high 12 months in barrels of 2 to 3 wines.
APPEARANCE: deep, ruby red.
NOSE: The first nose is fruity on notes of blackcurrant, then opens and rises in power: grilled, toasted, jammy red fruits.
PALATE: The attack is clear with a beautiful tannic density then it evolves towards a beautiful generosity on a touch of black fruits. The finish is powerful and fragrant.