Pleasing aromas and flavors of sweet red raspberry and cherry with subtlenotes of garrigue, oak and pepper notes on the finish.
Chateau du Trignon was bought by the Quiot family in 2006. Winemakers since 1748, the family also owns Domaine du Vieux Lazaret in Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Domaine Houchart in Cotes de Provence. The family actively participates in all aspects of winemaking and has significantly improved overall quality. The estate vineyards are located in Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Rasteau, and Beaumes de Venise. In 2008, the Quiot family bought an additional 24 acres of vines in Vacqueyras and four acres in Beaumes de Venise which brought their total holdings to 150 acres.
|Hand-picked Grenache and Syrah from 50+ year old vines planted on soil consisting of pebbles, sand and silt were cold macerated, fermented in stainless steel and aged for 12 months in tank and French oak (10%).