The cuvée « Les Safres », AOC red Luberon is the result of Bonnieux cellar vineyards selections. Each plot of vineyard is visited during the season by our technician in order to retain only the most qualitative grapes. The used grape varieties are traditional of the Côtes du Luberon appellation (Grenache and Syrah) in order to create the most typical wine from our terroir. The good vinification and blending give a round and fruity wine, to be drunk now or preserved a few years. .
Cuvée : Les Safres
Appellation: A.O.P. Luberon
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Packaging: Bottle 75 cl
Characteristics: Round, fruity, supple tanins
Terroir: The vines locate on chalky-clayey slopes of the Luberon Mounts. The North and North-West exposures give a progressive and complet maturation of the grapes, with big thermal varaitions day-night, wich enable us to offer a scented wine, with a good color and supple tannins.
Grape variety: Syrah, Grenache noir
Vinification: Syrah and Grenache are blended on a concrete tank for the vinification. Cold maceration before fermentation during 24 hours. Traditionnal alcoholic fermentation with daily pumping over. Aeration of musts during fermentation. Around two weeks of maceration. Blending of free run juice and press juice.
Color : beautiful strong purplish color
Nose : very fruity nos with typical aromas of Syrah (red fruits, blackcurrant buds, redcurrant, etc...)
Mouth : large aromatic expression with spicy and fuity aromas. Good balance and good persistancy with a supple tannic structure.
Keeping: 3 years
Matches: Slightly refreshed on light meats, starters and pizzas.