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Domaine Chaume-Arnaud Vinsobres 2014

Rhone Red Blends from Vinsobres, Rhone, France
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    Winemaker Notes

    The nose is fresh with aromas of plums and cedar. Licorice notes greet the palate with spicy aromas. The finish is fresh and elegant with smooth tannins.

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    Domaine Chaume-Arnaud

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    Domaine Chaume-Arnaud, Vinsobres, Rhone, France
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    Valérie Chaume-Arnaud always wanted to be a winemaker, and despite the protestations of her mother, she followed her heart and did just that. After studying oenology and viticulture, she took over the 5 hectares of vines belonging to her parents in 1987 and, along with her husband Phillipe, they continued to expand their holdings bit by bit until today where they now own over 30 hectares mainly in the Vinsobres appellation. Their son, Thibault, has joined his parents and is helping to take the property to new heights of excellence. They have been farming their estate organically since 2002 and moved to biodynamic in 2004 where they are now certified. Located about 45 minutes north and west of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vinsobres makes wines of elegance and complexity with more Syrah than is typically found more to the south.

    Vinsobres

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    One of the more established Rhône villages promoted to its own 'Côtes du Rhône Villages' appellation, Vinsobres produces uniquely styled Rhône Blends based on Grenache and Syrah in its relatively cool and elevated vineyards.

    Rhône Blends

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    With bold fruit flavors and accents of sweet spice, red Rhône blends originated from France’s southern Rhône Valley. Grenache, supported by Syrah and Mourvèdre typically form the base of the blend, while Carignan, Cinsault and Counoise often come in to play. With some creative interpretation, Rhône blends have also become popular in Priorat, Washington, Australia and California.

    In the Glass

    The taste profile of a Rhône blend will vary according to its individual components, as each variety brings something different to the glass. Grenache is the lightest in color but contributes plenty of ripe red fruit and a plush texture. Syrah supplies dark fruit flavors, along with savory, spicy and earthy notes. Mourvèdre is responsible for a floral perfume and earthy flavor as well as structure and a healthy dose of color. New World examples tend to be fruit-forward in style, while those from the Old World will often have more earth, structure and herbal components on top of ripe red and blue fruit.

    Perfect Pairings

    Rhône red blends typically make for very food-friendly wines. These can work with a wide variety of meat-based dishes, playing equally well with beef, pork, lamb or game. Braised beef cheeks, grilled steak or sausages, roasted pork and squab are all fine pairings.

    Sommelier Secret

    Some regions like to put their own local spin on the red Rhône blend—for example, in Australia’s Barossa Valley, Shiraz is commonly blended with Cabernet Sauvignon to add structure, tannin and a long finish. Grenache-based blends from Priorat often include Carignan (known locally as Cariñena) and Syrah, but also international varieties like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. In California, anything goes, and it is not uncommon to see Petite Sirah make an appearance.

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