Château de Trinquevedel

Situated on a small trail off the road to Nîmes, on the outskirts of Tavel, proudly stands the Château de Trinquevedel. Surrounded by its 32 hectares of vineyards, the elegant 18th-century estate was acquired in the 1936 by Eugène Demoulin, the great grand-father of Guillaume, who is the actual landlord and winemaker and keeps the family tradition alive.

Their terroir of sand and rounded river rocks is planted with Grenache, Cinsault and Clairette which produces the famous cru

Tavel, a unique rosé wine with scents of fresh red berries.

Here the grapes are meticulously sorted. Every stage of the vinification is temperature controlled where the saignée must and the direct press juices are skillfully blended. The wine is clarified naturally by settling for 20 days.  After bottleling at the estate in  early springtime, the "King of rosés" is ready to be shared with the worlds connoisseurs.

The wines

  • Tavel Rosé

    Tavel

    Tavel Rosé

    Gold Medal Paris CGA 2015 & 2016

    When your palate is asking for freshness, this wine is excellent in any season to accompany white meat, grilled meat or fish, and spicy cuisine.

    At optimum ripeness the grapes are carefully picked and sorted, the winemaking begins with a cold maceration between 24 to 48 hours. The grapes start to saignée or bleed their flavors and color. This must and some direct pressed must are blended and undergo a cold settling. The alcoholic fermentation last for about 20 days. Then the wines are aged for 6 months in stainless steel vats.

    The entire process is performed in a temperature-controlled environment (17°C) which gives an aromatic and fruity bouquet with roundness. Bottling takes place at the winery to oversee the quality and processing of our wines from the grapevine to the bottle.

    Varietals

    Grenache 57%, Cinsault 11%, Clairette 15%, Syrah 11%, Mourvèdre 5%, Bourboulenc 1%

    Soils

    Gritty zones of sandy mollasse

    Robe

    Bright pink color with orange tinges 

    Nose

    Complex, delicate floral and grapefruit aromas

    Palate

    Lively and fesh with citrus and cranberry flavors

    Serve

    10-12°C

    Potential aging

    Fresh and fruity when young. This rosé will age well 8 to 10 years or more.

    Yields

    35 hl/ha – 30 hectares

    Alcohol

    13,5°

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  • Produced with the oldest vines planted 80 to 90 years ago by Eugène, this elegant and unique rosé wine is excellent with any spicy european, asian or oriental cuisines. 

    After carefully picked by hand and sorted, the winemaking begins with a cold maceration between 12 and 48 hours. The grapes start to saignée or bleed their flavors and color. This must and some direct pressed must are then blended. The alcoholic fermentation lasts for about 20 days. This is a rare Tavel where it has malolactic fermentation to which it gives a fuller and richer wine. The wine is aged for one year and a half in stainless steel vats.

    The entire process is performed in a temperature-controlled environment (19°C) which gives an aromatic and fruity bouquet with roundness.

    Bottling takes place at the winery to oversee the quality and processing of our wines from the grapevine to the bottle. 

    Varietals

    Grenache 42%, Clairette 42%, Syrah 16%

    Soils

    Sand based with limestone and silt

    Robe

    Intense pink color

    Nose

    Aromatically intense with notes of red fruits and caramel

    Palate

    A rich and full-bodied wine, Its length in the mouth is unusual for a rosé wine

    Serve

    12-14°C

    Potential aging

    5 years easily, but can be very surprising when older.

    Yields

    20 hl/ha – 5 hectares

    Alcohol

    14°

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  • Made in the spirit of a Provence rosé, this rosé wine will be the perfect partner for your parties with friends or a romantic summer evening.

    Once carefully picked during harvest and then sorted, the slightly under ripe grapes goes through a cold maceration over night. The grapes are directly pressed. Free running and pressed juices are blended to undergo a cold settling for 24 hours. The alcoholic fermentation lasts for around 20 days. The wine is then aged 5 months in stainless steel vats. The entire process is performed in a temperature-controlled environment (17°C) which brings fine aromatics and a fruity bouquet.

    Bottling takes place at the winery to oversee the quality and processing of our wines from the grapevine to the bottle.

    Varietals

    Grenache 55%, Cinsault 32%, Clairette 6%, Syrah 7%

    Soils

    Sand based with limestone and silt

    Robe

    Pale pink color

    Nose

    Pleasant nose combines red fruits and citrus notes

    Palate

    Soft in the mouth, light and lively on the palate, with nice and intense crisp pink grapefruit flavours. A refreshing, spicy and fragrant final.

    Serve

    T°8 -10°C

    Potential aging

    To drink in its youth as to enjoy its freshness and fruit.

    Yields

    39 hl/ha – 2 hectares

    Alcohol

    13,5°

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  • This naturally sweet wine is excellent as an aperitif or a dessert. Great with foie gras, blue cheese,  bitter chocolate desserts, fruit desserts, and also with sweet and sour dishes.

    Hand harvested in the middle of November from very ripe grapes. Direct pressed by hand.

    Cold settling after 24hrs before alcoholic fermentation at 15°C. Aged in stainless steel vats for a year.

    Bottling takes place at the winery to oversee the quality and processing of our wines from the grapevine to the bottle. 

    A wine quite amazing, with a nose recalls the sweet wines of the Loire, but the mouth is 100% South : exotic fruits, honey, a rich and greedy wine." Bettane & Desseauve 2012 

    Varietal

    White Grenache 100%

    Soils

    Astien fluvial sand with quartz round river rocks

    Robe

    Golden yellow

    Nose

    Notes of honey and quince

    Palate

    Flavors of candied pineapples

    Serve

    Chilled T°10°C

    Potential aging

    This wine can be consumed young but has an exceptional ability to age

    Yields

    7 hl/ha – 0.7 hectares produced

    Alcohol

    14°

     

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  • Old vines

    This elegant red wine is excellent with Grilled or roasted red meat, more aromatic meats like duck, lamb, small game, or with meat stews.

    The grapes are carefully picked and sorted by hand with optimum ripeness.

    Classic fermentation with simultaneous maceration at 25-27°C, lasting around 15 days in concrete vats, before being pressed.

    Aging for 6 months in used oak barrels from four to five wines. Selection of the best barrels for the final blend. Bottling takes place at the winery to oversee the quality and processing of our wines from the grapevine to the bottle.

    Varietals

    Grenache 43%, Mourvèdre 32%,Syrah 25%, 

    Old Vines of more than 60 years

    Soils

    Ancient Rhône alluvium : shingle and red earth

    Robe

    Dark ruby

    Nose

    Bouquet of red fruits and spices, powerful with beautiful aromatics

    Palate

    Lovely red and black fruits with round and velvety tannins

    Serve

    15-17°C

    Potential aging

    Fresh and pleasant when drunk young, but can also age 4 to 5 years.

    Yields

    40 hl/ha – 0.36 hectares

    Alcohol

    14°

     

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