Côtes du Rhône Program de Dieu
Remain near to the source to be able to better understand the constraints, but also harness its potential.” This maxim manuals Ogier’s concepts in producing a few of the most honored wines in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. The estate’s vineyards are spread throughout many small valleys, protected in its hallmark circular pebbles and rocks. By reflecting the sun’s high temperature, this stony earth allows grapes to retain remarkable degrees of ripeness to create large-bodied and complicated wines that produce Ogier among the foremost homes in the Rhône Valley.
A lot more than 155 years back, Ogier currently distinguished itself in its drive for perfection by establishing its winery where gushing Artesian wells can be found. They permit the creation of ideal circumstances for ageing, as our Côtes du Rhône Artesis testifies today.
The grapes are from an array of vineyards situated over the Villafrancien terraces of St. Marcel d’Ardèche, over the hillsides of Avignon and Roquemaure. The terroir is normally an assortment of – Fine sand in the Aigues” valley – and split rocks on slopes from the program de Dieu”. Destemming – crushing – frosty pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) during the period of 4 days.
Your wine is aged in huge oak barrels foudres” (60-80 hectoliter) for a year.
The nose is quite expressive , dominated by spice and garrigue with ample fruit which is revealed following the first approach.
The palate is silky and full, using a permanent freshness, and silky tannins. An excellent spicy crimson fruit finale.