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DC -- Domaine de Trévallon Tasting

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Cork & Fork DC

1522 14th St NW

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“One of the greatest discoveries in my life has been the wine made at the Domaine de Trevallon,”

-Robert Parker

Watch a video on the Domaine here.

Carved into northern slopes of Provence’s Alpilles are the spectacularly beautiful vineyards of Domaine de Trévallon. The vines are planted into the hillsides’ steep, chalky, white limestone soil, making the mountains that protect them look as if they are always covered in snow.

Eloi Dürrbach planted his first vineyard in the Alpilles in 1973. His vines are grown and made without chemical fertilizer or artificial products. 15 hectares of red are produced, made from equal amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, and 2 hectares made mainly from Marsanne et Roussane He quickly gained notoriety among the top restaurateurs and sommeliers across France, who clamored for these intoxicatingly unique wines from this unique terroir. Artichecture of the winery by Jean Bosc.

Once you taste this distinctive wine, it is easy to understand why no one cares about its classification, as there is no other wine in the world quite like it. The vineyard’s elevation tempers the heat of Provence, and the cool climate helps create fresh, bright wines boasting high acidity and floral notes, with Cabernet Sauvignon providing structure and firm texture. Like great Bordeaux, these wines age exceptionally well. In addition to his famous red, Eloi produces one white, a blend of Roussanne, Marsanne, and Chardonnay. It is rich and weighty, redolent of honey and verbena. He also produces wonderful small-batch olive oils from fruit he harvests each year when the wines are finished.


What you'll learn:

- Basic understanding of the various types of wines tasted;

- What to look for in wines from this region and with this style;

- Better understanding of the importance of terroir for wines of this character;

- The history of the Rhone and unique character of the wines from this appellation;

- and, hopefully, all the answers to your wine-related questions!

What to expect:

- A tasting-pour of each wine;

- Seated room only;

- Casual tasting format paced at the speed of the speaker;

- Guests encouraged to arrive at the advertised start time.

Suggested attire:

- Casual or post-work

Duration:

- Approximately 90 minutes.

Note: Tickets not offered at the door to walk-ins.

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