Domaine de Reveirolles Chateauneuf du Pape Rhone Wine, Complete Guide

Grenache Domaine de Reveirolles Chateauneuf du Pape Rhone Wine, Complete Guide

Learn everything about Domaine de Reveirolles Chateauneuf du Pape with wine tasting notes, wine and food pairing tips, best vintages, a history of the property and information on the vineyards and winemaking. If you want to read about other important wineries and wine makers from the Rhone valley: Links to all Rhone Valley Wine Producer Profiles

Domaine de Reveirolles History, Overview

Located in Bedarrides, Domaine de Reveirolles is a new creation in the Southern Rhone Valley, as it was only formed in 2001. Domaine de Reveirolles produced their first wine 2 years later, making their debut with the 2003 vintage.

Domaine de Reveirolles owns 3.5 hectares of vines in the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation. Most of their vineyard is well placed in the Terre Ferme lieu-dit, which is located close to both the communes of Bedarride and Sorgues. The estate is owned and managed by Veronique Vaute and Regis Vaute.

Domaine de Reveirolles owns 12 hectares of vines in the Cotes du Rhone appellation where they produce both red and white wine. They also produce a white Vin de France wine from vines they own in the Southern Rhone Valley.

Domaine de Reveirolles Vineyards, Terroir, Grapes, Winemaking

Domaine de Reveirolles produces 1 red Chateauneuf du Pape wine.

Domaine de Reveirolles Chateauneuf du Pape is made from a blend that is usually 85% Grenache, 5% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault. Although that can vary to some degree, depending on the character and the quality of the vintage. They have old vines.

The vines are on average close to 50 years of age. The terroir is mostly stones and rocks with clay and gravel underneath the soil.

To produce the wine of Domaine de Reveirolles, on average, about 70% the grapes are destemmed. The wine is vinified in cement vats. The different grape varieties are vinified separately.

The wine is then aged in a combination of traditional cement tanks, foudres and both used and 20% new, French oak barrels for an average of 12 months before bottling. In most vintages, the production is close to 1,000 cases per year.

When to Drink Domaine de Reveirolles, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Domaine de Reveirolles can be enjoyed on the young side. Young vintages can be popped and poured, or decanted for about 1 hour. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Domaine de Reveirolles is usually better with 2-3 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage. In the best vintages the wine should be consumed within 3-10 years after the vintage.

Serving Domaine de Reveirolles with Wine, Food Pairing Tips

Domaine de Reveirolles is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Domaine de Reveirolles is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, stewed dishes, sausage, barbecue, grilled meats, and cassoulet. Domaine de Reveirolles is also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms, pasta, eggplant, cheese and tomatoes.

Domaine de Reveirolles Wine Tasting Notes

2 Vintages 2006 Views Sort by Vintage-Rating

2015Domaine de Reveirolles  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)87

Herbal, forward and light on its feet, the wine offers its forward, sweet, cherry fruits with ease, making this a nice wine to drink on release.

2012Domaine de Reveirolles  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)86

The peppery black cherry essence, coupled with its forward personality makes this an easy to like, early drinking wine.