Côtes du Rhône Red

This lieu-dit takes its name of « Combes » from the undulating backdrop of the landscape and from « Arnevel », a prickly Mediterranean shrub.
Because of the affect links between Famille Quiot and this place added to the personality of this plot and its vegetation, Famille Quiot wants to keep the name « les Arnevels » as to propose several wines from Côtes du Rhône and Provence

Story

Terroir
Ancient alluvial terraces with mainly limestone sub-soils. Soil textures are varied (sandy, clay and sand, or silty)
Vinification
The harvest is de-stemmed and macerated for 12 days at 28°. The varieties are fermented sepa-rately and blended in February.
Varietals
Grenache 歌海娜
Syrah - 西拉
Mourvèdre - 慕合怀特
Cinsault

Advice

Tasting notes
Ruby red. Red berry nose, redcurrants and rasp-berries. Silky tannins, smooth on the palate with good persistence.
Food pairings
16—18°C with barbecues and “gratin” dishes.