Saint-Joseph



Rouge 2013


Saint Joseph Rouge 2013
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Estate :
Emmanuel Darnaud
21 Rue du stade
26600 La Roche de Glun (Drôme - Vallée du Rhône Nord - France)

Appellation : Saint-Joseph

Color :
Red

Vintage :
2013

Grape variety :
100 % Syrah

ABV :
13°

Soil :
Granitic origin

Age of vineyards :
30-80 years

Cultivation :
Worked soils, manual picking

Winemaking
/maturing

Destalking then fermentation in open wooden vats for 15–20 days. Maturing in wooden "barriques” or "demi-muids”, duration roughly 18 months.

Tasting :
Colour : Crimson with slightly bluish glints

Nose : Sound and generous. Hints of peppercorn and liquorice, blackcurrant and black olives

Palate : Ample and dense. The fleshy tannins offer a structured palate that also manages to yield a juicy, delicate fruitiness. A wine for laying down and for gastronomy

Goes with : While still young, this wine will bring the best out of wild boar in sauce, or reveal the textures of a Charolaise entrecote cooked with bone marrow

As the wine ages, it enjoys the company of a Tournedos Rossini or a dish of roast quail with forest mushrooms, or perhaps a thick-cut pot roast veal chop served with creamed mushrooms

Laying down :
2–10 years. Best decantered on opening

History of the vintage wines

Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2017

Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2016

Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2015
Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2014
Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2013