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Les Hautes Rives

Terroir

Bordered by the cliffs of blue marl and fine Miocene sands that overlook the river Aygues, the vines of Les Hautes Rives enjoy a hillside terroir at 200 m high, covered with light marl and pebbles.

Winemaking

Hand picked and vinified with simplicity in stainless steel vats and concrete tanks in order to keep all its original fruitiness and elegance. Fermentation for 14 days with unballasting and pumping over. Ageing in tanks only.

Tasting notes

Charming and full-flavoured, this red Cairanne offers a smooth combination of balance and freshness.

Varietal composition

60 % Grenache – 25 % Mourvèdre – 15 % Syrah

Cellar potential

5 years

Serving

17 °C

Food Pairing

Serve it at room temperature (17 °C) with a spicy lamb shoulder confit. Enjoy it now or within 5 years.

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Press & Awards

Vintage 2018
89-91/100 Wine Advocate

Vintage 2017
14,5/20 RVF

Vintage 2016
90/100 Wine Advocate
87/100 JebDunnuck.com
Médaille d’Argent concours Prix-Plaisir Bettane & Desseauve
14,5/20 Bettane & Desseauve
89/100 Wine Spectator

Vintage 2015
**** John Livingstone
89/100 Wine Spectator
89-91/100 Parker

 

Vintage 2014
90/100 Vinous
88/100 Wine Spectator
87/100 Parker

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