Cuvée Saint Roch

13,20

Vintage: 2021
Grape Varieties: 70% grenache, 25% syrah, 5% mourvèdre
Vineyard: old vines (more than 50 years old)
Harvest: manual

Colour: dark garnet colour.
Bouquet: rich and complex bouquet with aromas of red fruits, pepper and cocoa.
Palate: generous flavour characteristic of Grenache wines, consistent attack with present and coated tannins, fresh finish on red fruits and pepper: a great classic of the appellation.

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Description

Grape Varieties: 70% grenache, 25% syrah, 5% mourvèdre
Vineyard: old vines (more than 50 years old)
Yield: 30 hl/ha
Terroir: slopes consisting of sandstone and Miocene marl of Cazaux
Vintage: 2021

This Cuvée is made with grapes from old vines that are between 30 and 60 years old and are situated at the entry of the estate. The selection of terroirs, mainly consisting of clay-limestone marl and sandy-clay slopes, are identical each year.

This kind of grape variety blend is a traditional one in Vacqueyras. Manual harvest. The different grape varieties are vinified separately to ensure that each has reached perfect maturity.

After a partial destemming, the fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks. Maceration lasts for about 4 weeks.
Maturation in stainless steel and concrete tanks for 18 months.

Tasting

Colour: dark garnet colour.
Bouquet: rich and complex bouquet with aromas of red fruits, pepper and cocoa.
Palate: generous flavour characteristic of Grenache wines, consistent attack with present and coated tannins, fresh finish on red fruits and pepper: a great classic of the appellation.

Food pairing suggestions

Starters: sage seasoned meat terrine, pan-fried mushrooms in parsley, Lyon sausage.
Main courses: roasted quail with pumpkin, Daube Provençal, slow cooked 7-hour-lamb, Beef Bourguignon, Veal Orloff, Mont d’Or sausage.
Cheeses: ripened Saint-Marcellin, Saint Nectaire, Morbier, Comté (12 months).

Serving temperature: 16-18 °C (61 to 64 °F), best enjoyed at 5 to 8 years.

Awards

Vacqueyras Red Saint Roch 2021
• Rated 90/100 in Dussert-Gerber wine guide 2024
• 1 star in the Guide Hachette des Vins 2024

Vacqueyras Red Saint Roch 2017
• Rated 14,5 by Roberto Petronio for Revue des Vins de France

Vacqueyras Red Saint Roch 2016
• Rated ** by John Livingstone Learmonth in September 2018 on the website www.drinkrhone.com
• 1 star in the Guide Hachette des Vins 2020