Saint Joseph Red 2017

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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

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Vintage :

Harvest date :
September 13, 2017

Grape variety :
100 % Syrah


Soil :
Granitic origin

Age of vineyards :
30 - 80 years

Cultivation :
Ploughed soils, manual grape-picking

Winemaking / maturing:
Destalking on 80 % of the production. 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 : Garnet color with purple hints. It reveals a delicate and fleshy texture

Nose : Delicate and open to flavors of black fruit such as blackberry or blackcurrant. Spicy and mineral touch

Mouth : Delicate and dense mouth. The tannins are straight and structuring. They release a certain character with nice flavors of black fruit and of spices

Good with :Grilled Charolais fillet of beef, fried green asparagus and unctuous bearnaise sauce; Fillet of duck in a pan, small onions and truffe puree; Cheese "Champagne Chaource"

Laying down :
This delicate and dense matter will evolve even more in 5 to 10 years

History of the vintage wines

> Saint-Joseph Red Vintage 2015