Château De Valflaunes Espérance

  • Appellation : AOP PIC SAINT LOUP
  • Vintage : 2018
  • Grape varieties : Syrah 60%, Mourvèdre 30%, Carignan 10%.
  • Ageing potential : Plénitude 3 à 7 ans.
  • Maturing wine : 10-12 mois en cuve
  • Service temperature : Servir à 16°C.
  • Suggesties / Food pairing : Accompagne merveilleusement un Tajine, un couscous, des viandes rouges, un civet de lièvre…
  • Reviews and Contests : 2012 note 89/100 Gilbert et Gaillard
  • Capacity : 0,75 cl
  • Alcohol Degree : 14%
  • Age of Vines : 14 à 43 ans.
  • Soils : Argilo-calcaire
  • Yield : 30 hl/ha.
  • Winemaking : Extraction à froid par pigeage
  • Color : Red
  • Type : Wine

Château De Valflaunes

For ten years, Fabien is studying oenology and wine travels the world. His first approaches Côtes du Rhône allow it to go back to the Hautes Côtes de Beaune where he vinifera delicate "Corton Charlemagne". Across the Atlantic, his thirst for knowledge filing the Oregon, and later he finds himself "upside down" in New Zealand, in order to discover a new light.
Openness to the world, to the plurality of its cultures, allowing Fabien create its exceptional wines which he imagines the draft over the landscapes and people he meets. Its particular terroir in Pic Saint Loup Castle Valflaunes the relentlessness of the supervisor and passion, all this makes Fabien creations a work in his image: Original, multicultural, balanced and above all sincere. The culture of the vine begins with that of man.
It is in the village center of Valflaunès I built my classi and my tasting cellar in 1998. During the tasting, all eyes turn to enjoy one of the best views of Mount Hortus and Pic Saint Loup and guess my vineyard, 13 hectares, born at the foot of the cliffs Castle Valflaunes.