Grape Variety: 65% Grenache, 25 % Syrah and 10 % Mourvedre
Wine Region: Rasteau is located in the Southern Rhone Valley region and 15 miles distant from Chateauneuf du Pape. Clay and limestone based soil types dominate the area of Rasteau . The Mistral wind bring a cold current with an excellent ripening potential.
Producer : Domaine Grand Nicolet is mostly located in the Rasteau area with 60 acres looked after Jérome Bertrand and his Team. All grape picking is made manually and then a strict selection is managed especially for these 45 to 80 years old vines!!! Incredible value for a 93 in the Parker rating
Taste Profile: This wine delivers a full bodied, plush and long finish. The nose gives off aromas of purple skinned plums, super ripe black cherries and pronounced licorice notes.
Food Pairing: This wine will go perfectly with all your lamb dishes or a pork dish the Provencale way or simply with paté on bread…