Chateau La Tour de l’Eveque "Noir et Or" Côtes de Provence 2012 Organic
This specific cuvee is produced from the Syrah plot, " Collet du Château" that was planted in 1978, grown on grey schists and chalky-clayey soils.
Many artists are distracted by the landscape of Provence, Van Gogh, Renoir, Matisse, Picasso could not stop painting them. Robert Parker describes this Chateau as “one of the best situated estates, located on a hilly terrain within view of one of the Riviera’s legendary spots, the fishing village and hangout for artists and high society, St Tropez” from his book “The Wine of the Rhone Valley and Provence”. This red wine is another gem made by Château La Tour de l’Evêque (certified by Beaureau Veritas France). The family has owned the estate and made wine since 1880. Now all the wines are made by the daughter, Regine Sumeire, who has inherited the passion for wine-making from her father.
98.5% Syrah and 1.5% Cabernet Sauvignon
The grapes are handpicked and sorted by hand according to their polyphenoic ripeness and aged in French oak for 18 months. A powerful and elegant red with aromatic notes of fresh red fruit, vanilla, peppers, coffee and leather. The palate is equally complex with good acidity and silky tannins balanced with ripe berries, leather, earth, and a long finish. 13% Alc. by vol. Best with lamb, game, red meat, sauces and cheese.
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