Lunar Apogé Côtes du Rhone

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Alcohol Content: 13% alc/vol

Country: Roquemaure, France

Year: 2017

DescriptionLunar Apogé is made in Roquemaure, France, where the Leperchois family has been making wine for centuries. In 1977, Christian Leperchois became a pioneer in his region by converting the estate to a fully organic/biodynamic process. His wine and the winery are certified 100% organic and biodynamic by Demeter Group.

Grape varieties: 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre, 10% Cinsault
Average age of the vines: 40 years
Soil type: sand and colluvium
Alcohol percentage: 13 %
Total SO2: 30-40 mg/L

Vinification: Harvested at night to prevent oxidation, avoid the use of SO2, keeps the freshness and protects the aromas of the grapes. Fermentation is based on natural yeasts and is maintained at a temperature of 28°C (82°F) to preserve the fruit aromas in the wine.  

  • Eye: deep crimson colour
  • Nose: violet and liquorice
  • Palate: powerful wine with red fruit notes and spice, rounded with a velvety texture  

Wine & food pairing: to be enjoyed all year long with grilled meat, salads, risottos and spicy food.

Service: 18-20°C (64-68°F)

Certifications: ECOCERT, DEMETER, NOP, BIOSUISSE