Plan de Dieu 2021
The hard red clay, packed with huge cobblestones, meant each vine could only produce enough fruit for one bottle. Oh, but what a bottle they produced…
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Aromas of blackberry and anise transition smoothly into flavors of raspberry preserves and baking spices.
Plan de Dieu translates as “God’s Plain.” This special terroir is marked by firm red clay soils interspersed with large cobblestones deposited over millions of years by so many forgotten tributaries of the mighty Rhône River. These factors, as well as the advanced age of the vineyards, limit the production of the Grenache and Syrah vines that are blended in equal parts to produce this unique wine. As you taste, let your mind take you to this windswept plain where the weather is dictated by the legendary, Le Mistral. Think back through the thousands of years of winemaking tradition in this special place that have culminated to deliver the aromas, flavors, and textures that are now playing a symphony just for you. C ‘est la vie!
Food Pairing Notes
Long and savory on the palate, this is a great match for Tournedos Rossini.