Luberon

Although it is the heir of a multi-millennial vineyard culture, the Luberon Designation of Origin has only existed since 1988. It was the fruit of a constant effort made by the winegrowers of the region, Côtes du Luberon, and was renamed AOC Luberon (or PDO for Europe) in 2009. Extended on 36 communes and more than 3 000 hectares, it is...
Although it is the heir of a multi-millennial vineyard culture, the Luberon Designation of Origin has only existed since 1988. It was the fruit of a constant effort made by the winegrowers of the region, Côtes du Luberon, and was renamed AOC Luberon (or PDO for Europe) in 2009. Extended on 36 communes and more than 3 000 hectares, it is located on magnificent terroirs of the vineyard of the Rhone valley , south of The appellation of the Ventoux wines, planted with vines between 200 and 450 meters above sea level, on the hillside of the Luberon mountain, in the heart of a Regional Nature Park. (Unesco World Heritage Site, recognized Biosphere Reserve, and simply superb region) The soils are of clayey-limestone nature following, in particular, the sedimentation of two rivers: the Durance and the Calavon. As in all the vineyards of the Rhône Valley , the major grape varieties of the appellation are Syrah and Grenache for Red and pink wines (Grenache and Cinsault), but also Mourvèdre and Grenache Blanc, Vermentino (Rolle ), As well as the Ugni Blanc and the Viogner for white wines. The vast majority of the wines produced in the Luberon are pink wines (almost half of the production), fresh, with a nose marked with red fruits, a structure allowing them to accompany your summer meals but also meals Exotic or on white meat dishes. Then come the red wines, gourmands and a beautiful balance, fruity notes spiced at the end of the mouth. A delight. White wines, mineral and floral, are dashing and require to take one to two years to develop their aromatic palette. Very interesting, even surprising. Indeed, the vines of the Luberon appellation enjoy exceptional conditions for their development, with a Provencal climate, the southernmost of the Rhone Valley, influenced by the proximity of the chain of the Alps. The latter brings a nocturnal freshness necessary for a harmonious maturity of the grapes and the right balance of the wines. On www.defivin.com, it was self-evident to promote the Luberon appellation, still little known, but in full swing and excellent value for money. A purchase that we advise you to discover the complexity of the wines of the region of the Southern Rhone valley.
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