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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
7 Vintages 10,996 Views Sort by Vintage-Rating
|2018||Domaine de Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
Wet earth, clay, garrigue and red fruit aromas fill the nose. Medium-bodied, easy to like and already delivering a fruity, sweet finish. This will be just great on release. 90 Points
930 Views Tasted Oct 12, 2020
|2017||Domaine de Reveirolles Selection Gabriel Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
Herbs, cherry, thyme and spice are easily found in the sweet, ripe, kirsch filled medium-bodied, open wine. The wine blends 65% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah. 90 Points
2,131 Views Tasted Sep 24, 2019
|2017||Domaine de Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
A strong shot of garrigue comes along with the sweet kirsch from start to finish. Soft, forward, medium-bodied and easy to drink, you can enjoy this on release. The wine blends 85% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre and 5% Syrah. 89 Points
1,242 Views Tasted Sep 24, 2019
|2016||Domaine de Reveirolles Selection (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
Polished textures, soft tannins, ripe dark red berries and early drinkability, with a juicy mouthful of, lush, ripe fruits, pepper and herbs is what you find here. The wine was made from 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre. 94 Points
1,957 Views Tasted Sep 18, 2018
|2016||Domaine de Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
Forward and easy to drink, the wine is fruity, fresh, round, soft and ready to go with its dark kirsch and olive tapanade finish. 91 Points
2,017 Views Tasted Sep 12, 2018
|2015||Domaine de Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
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. 87 Points
1,334 Views Tasted Aug 21, 2017
|2012||Domaine de Reveirolles (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)|
The peppery black cherry essence, coupled with its forward personality makes this an easy to like, early drinking wine. 86 Points
1,385 Views Tasted Sep 10, 2014