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 6th and September 12th, 2018, fermentation in vats. Malo-lactic fermentation in new 275lt Laurus barrels followed by 16 months “élevage”.
6 297 bottles, 120 magnums and 124 jeroboams produced.
Bottled on June 18th, 2020.
"Camphor, black raspberries, mulberries, toasted spice, and hints of dried flowers all emerge from the 2018 Saint Joseph Laurus. This medium-bodied, rounded, supple Saint Joseph has present tannins, plenty of texture, and rock-solid balance." Jeb Dunnuck, december 2019
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve at around 16° to 18°C. Recommend opening an hour before serving
Best enjoyed between 2020 and 2030.
Alc. by vol. 13,5 %
Duck breast with figs
Age of vines & yield:
38 years on average – 34 hl/ha