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The Rose & Crown Hotel
Le Huret, Alderney
UK Channel Islands

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Donjon La Galinière Coteaux de Peyriac 2013

Wine; vintage: 2013; ABV: 13.5%;

There are not too many wines produced from pure Carignan. This is a racy example. Fruity nose with notes of spic, especially cinnamon, lush fruits of cherry red berries and cranberries on the palate. An harmonious well structured wine.

Grape varieties: Carignan;



color: red
sweetness: 2
country: France
vintage: 2013

Chateau du Donjon

The ``Chateau du Donjon``, once the property of the monks of the abbey of Caunes, has been family property since the 15th century. It takes its name from the ancient chateau of Bagnoles and from its picturesque 13th century donjon (keep) that shoots up in the middle of the cellar. The oldest property deed is an amusing document which refers to a dam built on the river next to a place called ``La Galinière``. That year, the dam had been carried away when the Clamoux (a small stream that descends from Nore peak, the summit of the Montaigne Noire (Black Mountain) which forms the southerly most foothills of the Cévènes mountains). The inhabitants of the village helped the owner to rebuild. The owner, as an expression of gratitude, gave the villagers the right to use the water for their gardens. This right, which was written down and notarized, began at noon on Saturday and ended Monday morning at dawn! The rest of the time, the water was reserved for the mill (which still exists, [continues...]

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