The cuvée “Safranée” of Château Grand Escalion comes from a small parcel selection. Jewel of its terroir, this blend of Syrah and Grenache is a pure pleasure!
75% Syrah - 15% Mourvèdre - 5% Grenache - 5% Carignan
Parcel selection of 4,5 ha, on Villafranchian quartzitic pebbles deposited by the Rhône, lying on limono-clayey hillsides (Grenaches, Carignan, Mourvèdre) and on clay-limestone (Syrahs) soils. This terroir produces small grape bunches, well ventilated and guaranteeing perfect sanitary conditions.
The Syrah have been harvested between the 8th and 18th of September, Grenache on the 13th and Mourvèdre and Carignan on September 21st.
Serve at 16-18°C (60°-65°F). Ideally open 1 hour prior to serving.
Optimum maturity: 2017 - 2020
Tian of Provencal vegetables
Piece of marinated and roasted beef, Camargue black rice
One parcel of 15-year old Syrah
Syrah, Grenache and Carignan of 30 years
Mourvèdre are less than 10 years
The 44ha of the vineyard extend on gentle slopes that give their name to the estate. “Escalion” means “slope” in provençal language.
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