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Miraval

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Appellation
A.O.P Côtes de Provence

Varietal
Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Rolle

Terroir
Issued from the Château’s best parcels (Muriers, Longue, Romarin), and from selected parcels in the best terroirs of Provence. Clay & Limestone vineyard, partially in terraces located at an average of 350 meters. Cool climate for the area with big temperature swings between night and day.

Vinification
The grapes are harvested exclusively in the morning and sorted twice. Destemming. ‘Pressurage direct’ for Cinsault, Grenache and Rolle. The Syrah is vinified partially using the «saignee» method. Vinified in temperature – controlled stainless steel vats (95%) and in barrels (5%) with bâtonnage.

Tasting Notes
Beautiful, pale, petal-pink color, elegant with bright nuances. A beautiful aromatic expression with aromas of fresh fruit and spring flowers, refreshing acidity, with great minerality and a saline finish. This Miraval 2016 is a perfect interpretation of the vintage in Provence.

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Tucked away in its own private valley, Miraval covers 500 hectares of land in the heart of Provence. The magnificent Château is set in a cirque surrounded by ancient woods, olive trees, vineyards and abundant water supply.  The vines are planted in protective terraces. Château Miraval’s magnificent cascading stone walled terraces have been perfectly restored to their traditional form. The estate is cultivated without using herbicides, pesticides, or chemicals that can enter the vine and affect the evolution of the fruit.

Since 2012, the owners of Château Miraval have partnered with Famille Perrin owners of Chateau de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape to manage the viticulture, winemaking and wine distribution. As one of the leading French wine producing families, Famille Perrin is experienced in producing high caliber wines. With investments in the latest winemaking technology and a passion for excellence at every stage of production, Château Miraval delivers top quality wines to international acclaim.

In past years under a previous owner a recording studio – Le Studio de Miraval was established at the estate.  Since then, a number of famous musicians like Pink Floyd, Sting, Sade, The Cranberries and The Gipsy King recorded music there. Château Miraval is a place dedicated to the arts – music, cinema, theatre, local food and fine wine.