CHÂTEAU D’AIGUEVILLE, CÔTES DU RHÔNE VILLAGE
Discover Château D’Aigueville in LCBO’s Rhône Section of the French Aisle
Finally, barbeque season is here at last! Time for sizzling steaks and seasoned chicken! If you’re looking for the perfect pairing for fresh summer fare, look no further than a rich red wine from Southern Rhône.
Producing close to 100 million dollars’ worth of wine every year, without a doubt, some of the best wine values in the entire world come from the Côtes du Rhône. The Côtes du Rhône is home to the second largest appellation in France — boasting about 44,000 hectares with 31,926 hectares under vine. In addition, Côtes du Rhône is also one of the oldest appellations in the country and was first cultivated for grape vines by the ancient Romans. Today, 89% of all wines from the region are red and the dominant red wine grape is Grenache followed by Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault and Carignan.
If you’re looking for a selection that checks all the boxes, Château D’Aigueville Côtes du Rhône Villages is particularly outstanding.
Château D’Aigueville Villages is delicious and affordable. It’s made in a rich, ripe, high alcohol style, that has become pretty well universal in the Southern Rhône these days, but it is full of life and pleasure. It’s fruity, spicy and packed with ripe, red berries and extremely food friendly! In fact, because Côtes du Rhône Château D’Aigueville Villages wines are generally medium bodied and have red fruit characteristics, they pair perfectly with all beef, pork, game, duck, lamb, sausage, veal and Asian dishes.
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