Domaine De Coyeux Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2009
Domaine de Coyeux is a beautifully located winery owned by Yves and Catherine Nativelle. It comprises 130 hectares of vineyards in a one site block, set on a hill in a prime location at Beaumes-de-Venise. The vines are planted at an altitude of 260M, where the soil comes from one of the very rare outcrops of the Comtadine region's trias. The grapes grown are Syrah, Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvedre and small white Muscat. Domaine de Coyeux produces Beaumes-de-Venise Muscat, Gigondas and Beaumes-de-Venise wines.
Cold pressing of the grapes, complete with stalks. Fermentation lasts 7 to 9 days in stainless steel, thermoregulated vats at low temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees. Mutage (the stopping of fermentation) by adding grape spirit in order to obtain a wine presenting an alcoholic degree of 15% by volume and residual sugar of 110 grams per liter. the different cuvees are made up according to the age of the vines, their exposure and the harvest date. Blending is made towards the end of February.
Planted exclusively with the single grape variety Muscat blanc a petits grains. In the oldest vines, this ancient grape variety can include black grapes with white juice which add very structured aromas to the wine. The planting density is 4000 vines per ha.
Delicious sweet wine, rich and grapey with full, tropical flavours combined with freshness and elegance.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
Chilled at 8C as an aperitif or served chilled as a lovely match for blue cheese, pâté or a fruity dessert.
Country / Region / Appellation
FR / Rhone / Beaumes de Venise AOC