"Le Vallon Rouge," Henri Milan
Organic

"Le Vallon Rouge," Henri Milan - 2020

Item # 32841 750mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
$359.52 $323.57/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

A spicy, complex red wine that's made from a blend of local red grapes that are 20 years old and planted in limestone and blue marl soils. After hand-harvesting, the grapes are co-fermented and then aged in old barrels for a year before bottling without the addition of any sulphur.


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About the Producer

St. Rémy de Provence, France “Inspiration is infinite....it is in everything we do, every encounter we have.” - Henri Milan Domaine Henri Milan was established by Robert Milan in 1955 and is located near Avignon in St Rémy de Provence. During this period, most vignerons sold their grapes to large cooperatives; prices were determined by the market. In 1973, rather than sell his grapes at a loss,...

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