Domaine Le Colombier Vacqueyras 'Vieilles Vignes', 2018
Vacqueyras, is a small areas that surround the village of the same name renowned for red wines of excellent quality and complexity. Here the Syrah (or Shiraz as it is known in Australia) and Grenache grape varieties dominate the blend, with the help of local varieties Cinsault and Mourvedre, producing deliciously peppery, yet fruity red wines.
|Alcohol % by Vol.||14.0%|
|Style||Red - Full & round|
|Grape Type(s)||Grenache, Mourvèdre|
The mighty Rhone River that cuts through the French countryside and lends it name to this auspicious wine region is the uniting force of the great tracts of farmland and vineyards either side of it. Some of the oldest vineyards in France decorate the valley, and the Rhone wine region produces quality wines that can compete with some of the finest Bordeaux and Burgundy wines on the market. It was not always this way however, and as the world catches up to the true richness available in Rhone wines, there are some excellent value wines to be found.