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Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.  All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.

 

Lavau

Rasteau

Rhône :: France

https://www.lavau.fr/en/

Estate::

The Lavau family has been involved in winemaking for several generations and settled in the Rhone Valley in 1964. Today, brothers Frederic and Benoit Lavau are rapidly building a reputation for excellent, value-oriented and critically acclaimed wines which embody their savoir-faire and respect of terroir.

Grape varieties::

50% Grenache & 50% Syrah

Vinification::

Traditional, 2 delestages at the beginning of fermentation, 2 pump overs a
day.

ageing::

30% aged in 450 litre oak barrels for 1-2 years

appearance::

Red Crimson

nose::

Plum, dark fruit, chocolate, licorice

taste::

Medium-full-bodied, balanced ample finish

Food pairing::

Enjoy with lamb cooked with “herbes de provence” or other Mediterranean dishes.

Closure::

cork

Ratings::

92 Wine Advocate

 

% alc./vol. ::

14.0