Pierre Hourlier Wines

Cairanne: Domaine des Amadieu Cuvee Vieilles Vignes 2016


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Tasting Notes

Made with over 50 years old Grenache vines and with some Syrah, Mourvedre and a little Carignan. Lengthy taste of fruits and spice, rounded and structured with soft tannins.

Magnificent taste, still a couple of years to reach its best. Drink it now but decant it first.

Wine Info

Region Rhone
Appellation Cairanne
Style Red
Producer Domaine des Amadieu
Grapes

50% Grenache Noir, 20% Syrah, 20% Mourvèdre, 10% Carignan

Pairing  
Keeping Drink within 7 to 8 years of bottling.
Vinification

Handpicking and selection of the grapes extremely vigorous, traditionally aged in oak barrels.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 14.0%
     
 


Producer

Domaine des Amadieu

Monsieur Houser is a passionate wine-grower who has dedicated himself to carrying on with the tradition established by the previous owners. His motto is ‘quality not quantity’, and he makes only red wines. Annual production does not exceed 40,000 bottles – and particularly highly recommended are the Cotes du Rhone Villages as well as the Cairanne Vieilles Vignes.