REGION: Rhone Valley, France
VARIETIES: Grenache, Mouvedre, Syrah
INFO: Domaine La Bastide St Vincent haas been owned by the Daniel family since the 18th century, and Laurent Daniel is the latest generation to be winemaker here, making a range of traditional wines from several classic terroirs across the southern Rhône. This Vacqueyras is fresh and juicy – its fruit sourced from ten parcels and dominated by the 75 percent of tank-aged Grenache, with Syrah and Mourvèdre providing impressive support. Herbs, cassis and a hint of eucalyptus provide the backdrop.