Cave des Vignerons de Tavel Les Acanthes Merlot Vin de Pays d'Oc 2011
The Cave des Vignerons de Tavel is in the purest Provençal style. It was built in 1937 when Tavel wines were labeled AOC. It is to date the only winery to be opened by a President of the Republic – Albert Lebrun in 1938. Cave de Tavel produces half of the Tavel AOC wines, as well as Lirac, Côtes-du-Rhône Villages and Côtes-du-Rhône. There are 140 producers, all involved in the day-to-day life of the winery and they have their say in the investment decisions for making wines which frequently win medals and are regularly mentioned in wine guides.
Tasting Notes: Eye: deep color of red cherry. Nose: pepper and spice. Mouth: warm with flavors of cherry. Pairing: Enjoyable as an aperitif, with grilled meat, charcuterie and cheese. This pleasure wine will be appreciated with friends. Color: red Varietal: Merlot Bottle Volume (ml): 750 Appellation: Vin de Pays d'Oc Producer Website:http://www.cavedetavel.com/