Pierre Amadieu
Ventoux La Claretière, 2018

Pierre Amadieu is a family-owned domaine established in 1929 in the village of Gigondas. Wines are made, matured and bottled on the estate, which now covers 140 hectares. Pierre is in charge of winemaking and maturation, while his uncle Claude runs the vineyard. The vines are mostly planted on hillsides between 230m and 500m up, facing north-northwest and surrounded by 200 hectares of garrigue and holm oaks. The exposure gives good aeration and avoids excessive sun in full summer, with extended ripening lending the wines freshness, depth and complexity.

Grape

Predominantly made with Grenache

Vineyard & Vinification Note

The vines from this family-owned estate that produce this wine are grown in soil of rocky limestone and alluvium, typical of the Mont Ventoux terroir, where the northerly Mistral wind blows.

La Claretière, predominantly made with Grenache, is vinified in their Gigondas cellar using traditional methods.

Tasting Note

The result is a wine with pleasant fruit and an elegant simplicity. Fresh and aromatic, this well-structured Ventoux balances red fruit flavours of cherry and redcurrant with good body.

Food Pairing

Drink this wine young, aged 2 or 3 years. Perfect with fettuccine al pesto or cold meats.