Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Appellation

Les Quatre Tours

Association of vineyard owners, Les Quatre Tours is situated at Venelles, north of Aix en Provence.
Les Quatre Tours has become in the past few years one of the essential producers of Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Appellation.
The vineyards and Winery are situated at the foot of the famous Mount Saint Victoire, painted by Cézanne.
The clay-limestone and the clay-limono-limestone soils are coverd with more or less coarser gravel attached to the mountain.
In the most northerly the climate is subject to continental influence, tempered by the Durance river, to the south the influence is more mediterranean.

 

 

Prestige - white - 2016 

 

80 % Vermentino (Rolle), 20 % White Grenache

Selection of small parcels of low yield (35-40 hl/ha), fermentation in vats at controlled temperature. Aeging of a part of the wine in oak barrels on fine lees with regular stirring. Assembly with the same unwooded wine, so to find the ideal balance between volume and freshness.

Pale yellow color with emerald tints. Clear and shiny.
Powerfull, aromatic and complexe nose, with slightly woody and stewed fruit notes (mirabelle, exotic fruits)
The attack is round and powerfull, giving place to a good freshness and a nice "fatty" side. A well-balanced wine with aromas of citruses and developed fruits. Both round and refreshing finish on the mouth. Good length.

Is perfect with sea fish and a seasoned and spicy sauce.
Serve also with marinated fish.
It accompagnies white meat with creamy sauce, as well as cheeses with lots of character.

(Wine not certified organic)

Prix de vente TTC : 17,00 €

 

Prestige - red - 2013

 

Syrah (40 %) Cabernet (40 %) Grenache (20 %)

Selection of old vines vineyard plots (over 25 years) of low yield.
Barrel-matured for 12 months.

Dark red color with purple highlights.
Expressive nose with a fruity bouquet and spicy notes.
Full and round on the palate, clearly marked by fruits. Smooth tannins with an already melted woodiness. Elegant structure and silky character.
Development of spicy notes.
A characterful red wine, well balanced with a nice length and a delicate woody note.
Good aeging potential.

Serve with red meat, grilled meats (natural or marinated), duck magret, steak with pepper sauce.
Meat in sauce or venison.
Powerful cheeses, like raw milk Brie.

(Wine not certified organic)

Prix de vente TTC : 18,00 €

 

Aix-Libris - rosé - 2017

 

Grenache Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Cinsault Rolle

To the eye : light pink and shiny with intense pink reflections.
To the nose: powerfull bouquet, complex marked by red fruits. Notes of citruses, exotic fruits and peaches of the vines.
In the mouth : firm mouth feel with richness and density. Notes of small red fruits ( strawberry and currant) are very present. Very nice length and very rich aromatic range.

As aperitif, with a buffet.
Ideal with marinated grills.
With sea fish, grilled or with sauces.
To be served with white meat in cream sauces, with tomatoes, olives.
With asian cuisine.
With leg of lamb.

(Wine not certified organic)

Prix de vente TTC : 16,00 €

 

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