La Réserve de Rafègue

Region
France - Languedoc-Roussillon
Owner
Bonfils Vins & Chateaux
Established
1870

La Réserve de Rafègue reflects the passion of the Bonfils family for the Mediterranean lifestyle and the great wines from the South of France, it highlights the elegant, fruity and generous character of the region’s terroirs.

Work in the vineyard, the grape harvest, and the winemaking and bottling are all carefully controlled by our team of oenologists.

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La Réserve de Rafègue Chardonnay, IGP Pays d’Oc, La Réserve de Rafègue

La Réserve de Rafègue Chardonnay IGP Pays d’Oc

Origin: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

This 100% Chardonnay from carefully selected parcels is the object of all the attention and expertise of our oenologists throughout the winemaking process. Blended to achieve finesse and a large aromatic spectrum, this crisp and fruity wine perfectly reflects the character and personality of this great varietal native of the Bourgogne and which also prospers and produces superb wines in the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Vinification

Work in the vineyard, the grape harvest, and the winemaking and bottling are all carefully controlled by our team of oenologists, be it in our own vineyards and high technology winery at Domainede La Motte, or on the selected properties that we have chosen as our partners.

The grapes are harvested at full maturity in order to obtain optimum mellowness and concentration. Skin maceration and low temperature fermentation preserve a maximum of aromas in this wine.

Grape Variety

Chardonnay 100%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 13.0%

Winemaker's Notes

Lovely clear yellow in colour with brilliant glints. Powerful nose with intense aromas of acacia flowers and white fleshed fruits. Smooth and full on the palate with notes of citrus fruits, melon and white fruits and superb balance between freshness, smoothness and richness.

Enjoy as an aperitif, with seafood tapas, grilled fish, fish in creamy sauce and with cheese–especially goat’s cheese.

La Réserve de Rafègue Sauvignon, IGP Pays d’Oc, La Réserve de Rafègue

La Réserve de Rafègue Sauvignon IGP Pays d’Oc

Origin: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Selected from highly qualitative parcels, this wine is made exclusively from Sauvignon Blanc. The blending process focusses on aromatic expression and freshness characteristic of this grape variety which is grown the world over. The result perfectly reflects the character and personality of the Sauvignon Blanc grape which flourishes in the cooler parts of the Languedoc.

Vinification

Work in the vineyard, the grape harvest, and the winemaking and bottling are all carefully controlled by our team of oenologists, be it in our own vineyards and high technology winery at Domainede La Motte, or on the selected properties that we have chosen as our partners.

The grapes are harvested at full maturity in order to obtain optimum mellowness and concentration. Fermentation with daily pumping over and skin contact and a period of maturation in
vats preserve all the fruit aromas and vitality of the wine.

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 12.0%

Winemaker's Notes

Brilliant light gold in colour, with powerful and intense aromas of boxwood, citrus fruits (grapefruit) andexotic fruits. Smooth on the palate with good vivacity developing an agreeable aromatic intensity. Perfect for an aperitif, or with white meat or fish dishes, oysters and goat’s cheese.

La Réserve de Rafègue Cabernet Sauvignon, IGP Pays d’Oc, La Réserve de Rafègue

La Réserve de Rafègue Cabernet Sauvignon IGP Pays d’Oc

Origin: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from carefully selected parcels is the object of all the attention and expertise of our oenologists throughout the winemaking process. It is blended to express all the fruit characters and freshness of the grapes, and the end result is a vivacious and aromatic wine which perfectly reflects the personality of this renowned Bordeaux grape which also thrives in the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Vinification

Work in the vineyard, the grape harvest, and the winemaking and bottling are all carefully controlled by our team of oenologists, be it in our own vineyards and high technology winery at Domainede La Motte, or on the selected properties that we have chosen as our partners.

The grapes are harvested at full maturity in order to obtain optimum mellowness and concentration. Fermentation with daily pumping over and skin contact and a period of maturation in vats preserve all the fruit aromas and vitality of the wine.

Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon 100%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 13.0%

Winemaker's Notes

A beautiful deep red colour with a hint of blue. The nose is powerful with notes of black fruit and spices with a dash of vanilla and cloves. At the start, the mouth is rich and velvety. The intense concentration is carefully balanced by the freshness and the delicacy of the tannins.

Enjoy this Cabernet Sauvignon as an aperitive, with duck and olives or with a lamb curry.

La Réserve de Rafègue Merlot, IGP Pays d’Oc, La Réserve de Rafègue

La Réserve de Rafègue Merlot IGP Pays d’Oc

Origin: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

This 100% Merlot from carefully selected parcels is the object of all the attention and expertise of our oenologists throughout the winemaking process. It is blended to express all the fruit characters and freshness of the grapes, and the end result is a vivacious and aromatic wine which perfectly reflects the personality of this renowned Bordeaux grape which also thrives in the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Vinification

Work in the vineyard, the grape harvest, and the winemaking and bottling are all carefully controlled by our team of oenologists, be it in our own vineyards and high technology winery at Domainede La Motte, or on the selected properties that we have chosen as our partners.

The grapes are harvested at full maturity in order to obtain optimum mellowness and concentration. Fermentation with daily pumping over and skin contact and a period of maturation in vats preserve all the fruit aromas and vitality of the wine.

Grape Variety

Merlot 100%

Alcohol by Volume

ABV 13.0%

Winemaker's Notes

Intense aromas of small ripe red and black fruits (raspberries, blackcurrant and blackberries) on the nose developing notes of cherry jam. The palate is full, smooth with good fruit characters, fine silky tannins and an elegant finish. Ideal with ham, grilled meats or casseroles and mature cheeses.

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