Rouge 1984

Domaine de Trévallon rouge 1984

The wine

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

Vinification

No de-stemming, yeasting or sulphur. Ageing 18 months in foudres. Fining with fresh egg white. No filtration before bottling

Varietals

Cabernet sauvignon : 60%
Syrah : 40%

Serving

Decant before tasting and serve at 16°C

Tasting notes

Drink

Food and wine pairings

Daube Provençale