CÔTES DU RHÔNE
Appellation AOP Côtes du Rhône : Along the length of its winding waters and gentle banks, the wines of the Côtes du Rhône are known for their variety of rich, varied terroirs, all bathed by the same bountiful sun.
Chateau Juliette have one objective: to make the very best wines they can, from vineyard to bottle. It’s a wine that is rich, generous and pleasing with spicy overtones.
Climate : The climate here is Mediterranean, refreshed by the cleansing Mistral wind. Summers are hot and dry, with sometimes violent storms. Rainfall is low, and snow is rare.
Grape varieties : Blending of Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault.
Alcohol content : 14%
Soil : The different types of soil are composed of clay and calcareous alluvial deposits.
Harvest : 100% harvested and sorted by hand. The grapes are hand-harvested to the optimal maturity using small cases to avoid crushing.
Vinification : The grapes are entirely destemmed. Vatting lasts around 2 weeks to provide tannic structure to the wine, which allows to wine to age longer and guarantees good stability.
Ageing : The wine is mainly aged in vats with a part of oak barrels from 3-6 months.
Nose: aromas of red fruits including raspberry and blackberry, and spices such as liquorice and grey pepper.
Palate: A lively wine with marked red fruit notes and rounded smooth tannins for pure tasting pleasure. A rich, generous wine, typical of the best Côtes-du-Rhône.
Recommended food pairing : Carmen pairs nicely with grilled or roasted meats (rib of beef), cold cuts, game and ripened cheese
Recommended Musical pairing : opera ‘Carmen’ by Georges Bizet
Serving temperature : 16-18°C.
Ageing potential : Excellent now, this wine can be cellared for 3 to 4 years of age.
Our pioneering ‘Musical Appetizer’ created to harmonise music and wine has shown great interest, including being featured on French television.
The ‘musical appetizer’ is a small catalogue that is placed over on the neck of the bottle. On this catalogue, along with photos and information on the winery, there is a QR code that can be scanned by any smart phone. This will link the individual to youtube, to listen to the music of the opera that the wine is named after. The aria is sung by Alexandre Marcelli-Audier himself (owner of Chateau Juliette). Each of Chateau Juliette’s wines have a specific opera name that are paired with their own music. Clients can watch the winery’s video on their phones whilst listening to the music and tasting the wines!!
Wine with music for your enjoyment … anytime, anywhere!