Domaine Arretxea
Rouge Tradition, 2016

 

Irouléguy

€39.50

750ml Bottle

A blend of 66% Tannat,17 % Cabernet Franc and 17% Cabernet Sauvignon. This Tannat rich wine had a 4-5 week maceration period creating a strong yet harmonious and elegant wine. Full-bodied on the palate, this wine beautifully displays rich black fruit balanced perfectly with the supple tannins. Great match for beef or game.

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Quick Facts
Winemaker (s)
Iban, Michel, Thérèse and Teo Riouspeyrous
Domaine
Domaine Arretxea
Vintage
2016
Type
Red Wine
Grape (s)
66% Tannat
17% Cabernet Franc
17% Cabernet Sauvignon
Country
France
Region
South West
Appellation
Irouléguy
Farming Practice
Practicing Organic
Alcohol
12.5%
Bottle Size
750ml Bottle
Closure Type
Natural Cork
Style
Rich & Complex
Food Pairing
Red Meat
Imported directly
Yes
Winemaker

Producer's Profile

Iban, Michel, Thérèse and Teo Riouspeyrous

Domaine Arretxea

Thérèse and Michel Riouspeyrous along with their sons, Téo and Iban, are the beating heart of Domaine Arretxea. They coax a unique expression from the varieties farmed at the foothills of the Pyrenees.

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Region

Domaine Arretxea

One of the smallest wine-growing regions in France, Irouléguy is located on the Spanish border in the French Basque Country. As little as 200 hectares of vineyards are scattered on terraces at an altitude up to 400 meters.
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