Domaine Les Chapelins is located in the heights of Bonnieux village, in full heart of Luberon. Claude Ravoire, the owner, selected his best vines to express his passion of wine and thus to create this exceptionnal vintage. The type of vines used are traditional from Luberon area (Grenache and Syrah) in order to create the most typical wine of these soils. The neat wine making and blending help us to propose a wine with character to be appreciated from now to be kept a few years.
Domaine les Chapelins
Cuvée : Domaine les Chapelins
Appellation: A.O.P. Luberon
Alcohol content: 14.50%
Packaging: Bottle 75cl
Characteristics: Full-bodied, round, powerful.
Terroir: The grapes com from the argilo-calcareous slopes of Luberon mounts. The vines are located between 300 & 350m of altitude. The Northern, North-western exposure offers a progressive maturity, especially the driest years , which help us to offer a rich aromatic wine, very coloured, with delicate tannins
Grape variety: Syrah and Red Grenache.
Vinification: Grapes are vinified all together. Cold maceration before fermentation. Add of yeast. Traditional fermentation with daily pumping-over. Areation of must during alcoholic fermentation. Long maceraion = 4 weeks. Blending of free run wine and first press wine. Bottling after vat ageing during 9 months.
Color : Beautiful dark purple-red color.
Nose : Very fruity and complex nose with typical flavours of Syrah (red small fruits, blackcurrant buds, currant…)
Mouth : Beautiful aromatic richness, with mixed red fruits and spices aromas. Good balance, with a good but delicate tannic structure. Good length in mouth. A full-bodied wine with lot of promises…
Keeping: 5 / 6 years
Matches: Red meat, grilled meat, daube provençale.