Grenache and Syrah bunches chosen to produce this cuvée are selected on alluvium and gravely terraces where the typic...Read more...
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Spice and pepper on the nose. Smooth, well-balanced dark fruit with just a little wood and a little pepper. Medium tannins. A well-made example ... Read more
light gren great with steak Read more
Medium bodied, good mid thru back. Light granache Read more
Food Pairings for Pierre Amadieu Côtes du Rhône Roulepierre
Spice and pepper on the nose. Smooth, well-balanced dark fruit with just a little wood and a little pepper. Medium tannins. A well-made example from one of my favorite wine-producing regions.
light gren great with steak
Medium bodied, good mid thru back. Light granache
This wine was a gift and until then I have never heard or tried Vacqueyras. This wine by Pierre Amadieu had a very inviting appearancewith a good aroma to it. The tase was very mild and I appreciated the hint of vanilla.This wine paired very nicely with steak.
Grenache and Syrah bunches chosen to produce this cuvée are selected on alluvium and gravely terraces where the typicity offers a lot of character combined with a fruity style. The final cuvée is a perfect combination of a fruity and a robust wine. The full bodied wine is aged 9 months in barrels (50% in new oak) whereas the fruity one is kept in big oak casks to soften the tannins. The combination of both characters is very subtle: soft oaky taste and fruity scents. Fragrances of small red fruits develop in mouth a wide palate of spicy and peppery notes. The pleasant taste of this "cru" will enhance the flavours of a leg of lamb with sage or cheeses... Drink at room temperature while young or within the next 5 years.
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