100 % Syrah. Soil This wine comes from the GREFFIEUX situated at the foot of the hill of the HERMITAGE. The soil is ...Read more...
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100 % Syrah. Soil This wine comes from the GREFFIEUX situated at the foot of the hill of the HERMITAGE. The soil is characterised primarily by glacial alluvium terraces with a topsoil off pebbles and clay. Harvesting Hand harvesting at maturity. Natural proof above 13°C. Vinification The harvest, totally de-stemmed, is vinified in a small cement vat. Maceration is long and lasts for 5 to 6 weeks. Maturing All the wine is matured in new casks or in casks having matured wine once before. Maturing lasts 14 to 18 months. Natural clarification. Unfiltered and unfined. Tasting Colour : Deep red garnet with violet highlights during the first years. Noze : Ripe fruits during the early years. Mouth : Powerful tannins, mellow, stewed blackberries, can be kept for a considerable time.
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