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Côtes Du Rhône Artesis Rouge


Côtes du Rhône Program de Dieu
Gigondas Dentellis
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.

Production Area


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.



Châteauneuf Du Pape Rouge

Domaines des Saumades was made in 1995 by Frank Mousset, a winemaker with significant winemaking pedigree. Certainly, his grandfather was the past due Louis Mousset, who converted Château des Fines Roches into probably one of the most effective negoçiants in the Rhône. Leveraging his ancestry and a lifelong immersion in the artwork of winemaking, Mousset today crafts glorious wines created from a number of the Châteauneuf du Pape’s many popular grape types. At 2.25 hectares, Saumades may be the smallest domaine in the AOC. The vintner is ready, because of this, to pay careful attention to fine detail and his stamp of authorization switches into every wines, of which no more than 500 instances are produced yearly.

Production Area


The tiny 5 acre vineyard of Saumades is situated in the center from the Chateauneuf du Pape vineyard area, with pretty sandy soils and just a few from the large Galets stones that the region is famous. It rests next to the popular sites of Pegau and La Roquette.

Grape Varieties

100% Grenache


Grapes are hand-harvested in little bins, in that case loaded into open-top cement vats for temperatures controlled fermentation and maceration. Grapes crush themselves through their personal pounds, and fermentation proceeds just with organic yeasts. Through the alcoholic fermentation, which takes approx 14 to 18 times at 28⁰C, the cover of skins and seed products in punched down (pigeage) double a day to make sure a straight maceration and removal of color and tannin. Maceration can be full after 28 times, and your wine can be drained to little oak barriques (20% fresh) for malolactic fermentation and ageing for an additional 15 weeks before bottling.