This full-bodied and fruity wine comes from vines grown high on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, one of the best vineyards in the Rhone Valley.
This blend of Grenache, Syrah, Carignan, and Cinsault grapes has produced a typical Rhone Valley style; full of fruit and spice aromas, it has soft tannins and good body.
Serve at 62F to accompany most foods or to be drunk on its own, this is a delicious wine for easy drinking.
Silky tannins paint the tongue with a cherry-tipped feather. As trippingly light on the tongue as it is flavorwise, the body is full and luscious. A great value from the slopes of Mt. Ventoux, from the Perrin family of Chateau de Beaucastel.
Jean Pierre Perrin established La Vieille Ferme over 35 years
ago, when he chose to produce an inexpensive, straightforward
Rhône wine to sell by direct mail to French wine lovers.
He used the same grape varieties in similar proportions
to those planted at the family's Château de Beaucastel, in a
similar vinification process. The result was an immediate success
in France, a wine of character and style in keeping with
its Beaucastel heritage.
Initially, Jean Pierre made only Côtes du Rhône, but steeply
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