Adopt 3 vines from the farm "Vignobles Alain Jaume" in Orange (France) and receive your organic red wine Château Mazane AOC Vacqueyras at home. Christophe will take care of your adoption and take its picture. You will also be able to download the adoption certificate, and if you wish, plan your visit to the farm. You do not enter into any long-term commitment: once you have received your organic red wine Château Mazane AOC Vacqueyras and enjoyed the experience, you may decide to renew and extend the adoption. This wine was tasted by a group of independent, professional wine tasters that collaborate with CrowdFarming, and it received a score of 86 out of a possible 100.
You adopt 3 vines from our farm in Orange (France). The cultivation here is certified as organic by the European Union since 2011. When placing the adoption you can choose a name which we will use to identify your vines. The Grenache variety has been widely developed all around the Mediterranean basin. It grows well in all types of soils and its excellent heat resistance has made it the star grape variety of the southern Côtes du Rhône appellation. Present in most of our blends, it gives red wines full-bodiedness and character, as well as a vast aromatic palette of red and black berries. The grapes are harvested during the month of September and vinified, plot by plot, in our cellars. We cultivate 10.5 hectares of organic vineyards in Vacqueyras. At the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail, in the heart of the famous terroir known as "Les Garrigues" in Sarrians, the vineyard surrounds the farmhouse. The clay and gravel soils give it a very Provençal aromatic style and an intense body. The Grenache vines are sometimes pruned with rope trellising or without wires, in a type of goblet-shaped vine like a small shrub. To be of high quality, we estimate that you should never exceed 9-10 bunches of grapes per vine or just under 38 hectolitres per hectare. Our wines often receive acknowledgements from the international press (Parker, Dunnuck, Decanter, etc.) and the Hachette Wine Guide. Your adoption is 45 years old and its productive life is 85 years. For as long as you want to keep your adoption, and we can continue taking care of it, you can renew year after year. If your adoption stops being able to produce for any reason, we will replace it with an other, and we guarantee your delivery from the produce of others for that season. Your vines produce an average of 4kg of organic grapes each season. With this amount we can produce around 2.25l of organic red wine Château Mazane AOC Vacqueyras.
Each season we will send you a box with: 3 x __Château Mazane 2019 AOC Vacqueyras__ (0.75 l, bottle) Here, Grenache accounts for 50% with 25% Syrah and 25% Mourvèdre. This wine has a very Provençal aroma (dried herbs, pepper, liquorice) and an intense structure. Open the bottle 2 hours before serving to aerate it and serve at 16°C. The vinification is classic, in stainless steel vats, aiming to extract only the best by delicate maceration of the berries at 28°C. This wine is particularly recommended to go with beef bourguignon. The purified cork stopper guarantees perfect aromatic expression and good preservation. This cuvée will express itself perfectly after being kept for 2 years in the bottle and mature over 7 to 8 years. This renowned wine from the Rhône Valley is currently very popular because it offers an excellent price-pleasure ratio. The 2018 vintage was awarded by a gold medal at the competition of Millésime BIO 2022 and was rewarded in international media, such as Parker (91/100) and Dunnuck (92/100). To obtain the technical data and the detailed results of the official tasting done by professional wine tasters in collaboration with CrowdFarming of this wine you can download the technical data sheet that you can find in the "Additional analyses" section. Given that the wines are analysed as they are bottled, bear in mind that the technical data sheet may correspond to the vintage of the previous year and not to the wine you will receive.
When will you receive it?
The grape harvest starts in September with the earliest varieties, often young plots of Syrah and Grenache. The older vines quickly reach maturity and then the Mourvèdre skins take on their intense black colour around the beginning of October. The shipment of the boxes is planned for the beginning of December.