La Mayanne, a Côtes du Rhône Villages, special offer at Delices and Gourmandises

Among the wines offered by Delices and Gourmandises, La Mayanne is an aromatic and intense Côtes du Rhône Village. Its pronounced color and elegance on the palate give it a burly character. This is a wine that goes well with red meat.

A PDO Côtes du Rhône Villages selected by Delices and Gourmandises

This Côtes du Rhône Villages is labeled PDO that stands for Protected Designation of Origin, the European equivalent of the French AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée). It is the guarantee that the wine is produced in the Côtes du Rhône, not in Chile or South Africa, according to a recognized know-how and particular specifications. Also, the indication “Villages” means that it was produced in the territory of one of the 95 municipalities located in the southern part of the Rhone Valley. They are the only ones that can claim this accurate: a great way to enhance the terroir and local know-how.

This Delices and Gourmandiseswine selection has a strong character. Its pronounced aromas demonstrate the quality of the grape varieties: Grenache, Syrah, Carignan and Mourvèdre. They give this wine a high alcohol level (14 °) and low acidity. Although colorful, it enjoys a good tannic structure. Like all Côtes du Rhône Villages, this wine has a very consistent quality and is known for its character and elegance on the palate. Bottled at the property, La Mayanne was awarded a Bronze Medal at the “Concours des Vins de France 2013”.

Delices and Gourmandises advices: let it age

This Côtes du Rhône Villages, La Mayanne, is better aged. By keeping it cool, lying in your basement for two years, this wine will refine quietly pursuing a complex alchemy that will release the best bouquet when tasting.
But you can enjoy it today with red meat like a steak with shallots or grilled rib of beef on the barbecue. This Délices et Gourmandises’ selection also goes well with poultry such as pheasant with sauerkraut or roast cockerel with mustard.
Remember to serve this Côtes du Rhône Villages at the right temperature: between 16°C and 18°C.

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