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Domaine des Coteaux des Travers

Robert Charavin
Le Village (D69) 84100 Rasteau
Tel. +33 490 461 369
Direct sale: All days 10.00-18.00 (low season. 9.30-17.30)

The domain has been in the family's possession for four generations. The grandfather of the owner today was the first to plant vines on the fields in 1931. His son built cellars in 1946 and started the bottling of vines in 1976.
In 1985 Robert Charavin took over from his father,

The domain covers10 ha. in Rasteau and 3 ha. in Cairanne.
The vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique since 2010 and the next step will be certification as biodynamique.

Wines May 2013

Rasteau Cuvée Réserve
2011: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre. 

Rasteau Cuvée Prestige
2010: 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre. Aged in pièces for a year. 

Rasteau Cuvée Paul
2009: 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre. 
The vines are up to 90-years-old. Aged in demi-muids for 18 m

VDN Rasteau Rouge
2009: 100% Grenache Noir. Aged in older barrels for a year.

VDN Rasteau Doré 
2009: 100% Grenache Noir. Aged for 18
months in barriques.

VDN Rasteau Blanc
2011: 100% Grenache Blanc. 

2011: 60% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah. 

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Char à Vin
2012: 50% Grenache, 30% Carignan, 10% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Cuvée Marine
2011: 50% Marsanne and 50% Roussanne.
Fermentation and ageing in wooden tanks for 8 months.


Robert Charavin at Marché aux Vins in Cairanne 2012





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