FRESH. ORGANIC. EXPRESSIVE.
Named after the area between Valréas and Vinsobres, Les Allards is planted on clay-limestone slopes with beautiful south-east exposure. The land uses compost in accordance with the specifications of Organic Agriculture and is Certified organic with no sulfites added.
Deep garnet red and nose of fresh harvest. A full-bodied red with expressive freshness.
Pair with herb crusted chicken thighs. duck with cherry sauce or brie cheese with a fruit compote.
Harvested manually from clay-limestone slopes with beautiful south-southeast exposure.
There is no SO2 used during the entire vinification and bottling processes. The vinification process is fully protected from oxygen, performed under nitrogen gas and the equipment is systematically sterilized. Bottling is carried out after fine filtration "low in germs", and the carbon dioxide from the fermentation is eliminated at the last moment by inserting nitrogen in order to keep the finesse of the wine.
Aged in concrete.
Where: Valréas, Southern Rhone, France
Grape: 100% Grenache
Elevation: 1,312 feet
Age of Vines: 80 Years
More about Val Des Rois
Val des Rois translates to “Valley of the King” and is nestled in the hills outside of Valréas in Southern Rhône. Valréas is one of the northern areas in Southern Rhone producing a rare fresh style of Côtes du Rhône Villages. The pure limestone slopes are found among the rolling hills, peaking at over 1300 feet elevation. Through a combination of organic farming and cool climate fruit, Val des Rois wines reflect balance and purity at the highest caliber.