The bright color of this Rivesaltes is amber with delicate golden highlights. The nose reveals very complex with aromas purpose of candied orange peel, roasted nuts, almonds and subtle notes of honey. In the mouth it is very balanced and powerful. Walnut flavors stand out clearly with notes of dried figs. This is a very round wine with fine and light tannins. The finish is full with a long finish .
AOC Vin doux naturel
Hors d’âge (1990 harvest)
100% Grenache blanc (vines planted in 1923)
Direct pressing, fermentation at controlled temperatures, fortification by the addition of 8% alcohol.
15 years in half-full very old oak barrels (oxidative environment)
This Rivesaltes hors d’âge offers a bright, clear amber hue with light golden reflections. The nose is remarkably complex with delicate notes of candied orange peel, dried fruits, almond and honey. The palate is well-balanced, powerful and bursting with aromas of walnuts and dried figs. This is a very smooth wine with delicate tannins and exceptional length.
FOOD & WINE PAIRING
Our Sommelier suggests that you pair this delicious Rivesaltes hors d’âge with a duck breast in plum sauce, foie gras with figs, poached pears, a chocolate fondant or a red fruit tart.
Up to 25 years