A nose of dark fruits, licorice and earth precedes a silky, well-balanced palate with good length.
Chateau du Trignon was bought by the Quiot family in 2006. Winemakers since 1748, the family also owns Domaine du Vieux Lazaret in Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Domaine Houchart in Cotes de Provence. The family actively participates in all aspects of winemaking and has significantly improved overall quality. The estate vineyards are located in Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Rasteau, and Beaumes de Venise. In 2008, the Quiot family bought an additional 24 acres of vines in Vacqueyras and four acres in Beaumes de Venise which brought their total holdings to 150 acres.
|A blend of Grenache (70%) and Syrah (30%) grown on stony alluvial terraces of Plan de Dieu, a small appellation in the southern Rhone Valley. The destemmed fruit was fermented for 21 days in stainless steel tanks, after which the wine matured in vats and barrels.