Saint-Joseph



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Saint Joseph Rouge 2015

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Wine Growing Estate :
Emmanuel Darnaud
21 Rue du stade
26600 La Roche de Glun (Drôme - Vallée du Rhône Nord - France)

Appellation : Saint-Joseph

Color :
Red

Vintage :
2015

Harvest date :
September 12, 2015

Grape variety :
100 % Syrah

ABV :
13,5°

Soil :
Granitic origin

Age of vineyards :
30 - 80 years

Cultivation :
Ploughed soils, manual grape-picking

Winemaking / maturing:
Destalking. Fermentation in opened wooden vats (15 to 20 days). Ageing of 1 to 2 wines in barrels or half muids (duration of about 15 months)

Wine tasting :
Color : Deep red, violet and sparkling tone

Nose : Powerful and rich. Notes of blackcurrant, liquorice and clove

Mouth : Fleshy and élancé. The fine tannins, combined with the distincted structure of the mouth give a beautiful balance to this wine. Fine marriage of a very mature character, of a smart tension and of a great clearness

Good with : Young, this wine will be appreciated with mellow and melting textures : Lamb chops in herbs, creamy polenta with crushed olives, "Double”Entrecôte / smashed potatoes with parsley, Livarot Fermier. Older, it will be appreciated with more delicate plates such as Ris de Veau, Foie gras or tender pieces of Beef

Laying down :
2 to 10 years. To appreciate this young wine, a ventilation in a decanter will reveal all its flavours and its full character

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