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Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach 1990

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • Organic
  • 12.70% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

A superb supple, synamic wine which elevates this domaine among the elite of the region.  More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 upper-shoulder
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Provence
  • Appellation/Wine: Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence
  • Producer/Owner: Eloi Dürrbach
  • More information....

Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach serve at a temperature of 18°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Cake à la mozzarella, tomates et sauge, Bouillabaisse, Carré d'agneau à la niçoise.

Peak: To drink

Lot presentation
Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach

Cuvée presentation

This cuvée is marked by its especially long maturation period, lasting 2 years. Its varietal blend grow on the favourable limestone, clay, stony soils of this domaine. The grapes are vinified without de-stemming, nor the addition of yeasts or sulphites before the wine matures in foudres. It has a clean attack in the mouth with distinct, but finely blended tannins and a freshness which energises this supple, dynamic wine. Aromatic notes of ripe fruit, cocoa and grilled hazelnuts transcend the whole. This is a superb wine, elevating this domaine among the elite of the region.

Information about domain Trévallon

Located on the northern slopes of the Alpilles, between Avignon and Arles, near St Rémy de Provence, Trévallon was acquired by René Dürrbach in 1955, the current owner's father. A painter and sculptor and friend of Picasso, Léger and Gleizes, he wanted to get away from the bustle of the Côte d'Azur and withdraw to a more peaceful environment. In 1973, at the age of 23, his son Eloi Dürrbach, who was studying architecture in Paris at the time, decided to come and live in the "mas" (a Provençal farm) at Trévallon, and to create a vineyard by dynamiting some of the hills surrounding the property. The first vines were planted in the winter of 1973 on an extraordinary site that combines garrigues with limestone rock. The vineyard consists of small plots that lie within a two kilometre radius of the winery. The vines are grown using natural, traditional methods, with no fertilizers or chemical weed control.
The vineyard consists of small plots that lie within a two kilometre radius of the winery. The vines are grown using natural, traditional methods, with no fertilizers or chemical weed control. For the red wines, Elöi Dürrbach chose an equal quantity of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. A decision that resulted in the INAO (the official body that oversees AOC regulations) refusing to approve his wine as AOC Baux de Provence when the appellation was created in 1993. The reason given was that Cabernet Sauvignon was over-represented in the blend. However, it is this that gives the wine its special character: on the Alpilles terroir it brings spicy notes with aromas of cinnamon and pepper. The Syrah gives the wine richness and a silky, seductive character. Previously classified under Coteaux d'Aix, Trévallon's wines have been labelled as Vin de Pays des Bouches du Rhône since 1996.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 upper-shoulder
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: yes
  • Alcohol percentage: 12.70 %
  • Country/Region: Provence
  • Appellation/Wine: Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence
  • Producer/Owner: Eloi Dürrbach
  • Vintage: 1990
  • Color: Red
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature: 18°
  • Viticulture: Organic 
  • Size (in ha): 15
  • Volume: 50000 bottles
  • Intensity: Classic
  • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 50 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 50 % Syrah
Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach
Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach

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Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Trévallon (Domaine de) Eloi Dürrbach 1990

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format