Our parcel selection sources from:
- “Serine” grapes (Syrah especially selected from the most robust non-clonal vines) and classic Syrah from the South-facing granite slopes at 250m in altitude in the Northern St Joseph communes of Malleval and Roche Courbe. These terroirs produce wines with delicate smoky, spicy and violet aromas as well as an excellent vivacity
- Syrah from complex granite-based slopes facing Southwest at 200m in altitude in the central part of the St Joseph appellation around St Jean de Muzols.
Manual harvesting between September 11th and September 20th, 2017, fermentation in vats. Malo-lactic fermentation in new 275lt Laurus barrels followed by 16 months “élevage”.
4,953 bottles, 440 magnums and 6 jeroboams produced.
Bottled on May 2nd, 2019.
Considered a successuful vintage for the Northern Rhône Valley wich produces here a wine with subtle notes of blackcurrant and raspberries.
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve at around 16° to 18°C. Recommend opening an hour before serving
Best enjoyed between 2019 and 2029.
Alc. by vol. 13,5 %
Duck breast with figs
Age of vines & yield:
38 years on average – 29 hl/ha