2011

Domaine de Trévallon rouge 2011

Trévallon is known for its long aging process, more than 2 years for its reds. Racking is kept to a strict minimum, the lees found at the bottom of the barrels continue to nourish the wine during the ageing process

Location

North Alpilles

Terroir

Limestone and clay soil, very stony: Hauterivian et Barremian, second stage of the lower Cretaceous, less than 130 million years

In the vineyard

Beginning of the harvest: 12 September
End of the harvest: 23 Sepember

Vinification

No de-stemming, yeasting or sulphur. Agening 24 months in foudres and barrels. Fining with fresh egg white. No filtration before bottling

Varietals

Cabernet sauvignon : 50%
Syrah : 50%

Serving

Don't drink before 2021
Serve at 16°C

Tasting notes

Light with low alcohol of 12.50°, fruity and easy to drink with very fine tannins
Ageing potential of around 20 years

Food and wine pairings

Rib of beef or roast beef joint