- Rhone Valley
- Tavel AOC
Elegant, refreshing, food-friendly and versatile, this Tavel offers mouth-watering aromas of strawberry and berry pie.
Corne Loup Tavel represents the pinnacle of the rose Pyramid quality wise that can be achieved in the Southern Rhone. The town of Tavel has been famous for its rose wine since the time of the Popes in Avignon (1300’s). Tavel is about 2,300 acres in size and produces about 500,000 cases yearly of 9 liter cases, plus can age for 2-3 years, unlike many other roses. Produced from 65 % Grenache, 15 % Cinsualt, 10 % Syrah, 10 % mix of Mourvèdre, Cinsault and Carignan, the wine comes from a famous sub-parcel called the Plateau de Vallongue between Tavel and Lirac AOC’s
The vineyards are located in the hamlets of Oliver, Campet, Vestides and Vallongue. The Tavel from this producer is a blend of all 3 soils types you can find in the AOC.
Vestides is located West of the village of Tavel. The Terroir is made of flat white stones:
Vallongue is located NorthEast of the Village of Tavel. The Terroir is similar to Chateauneuf du Pape with a lot of Pebble stones. (Galets Roulés)
Olivet is located South-East of the village of Tavel. The Terroir is made of sandy soils and some stones.
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