Cépage Syrah

CEPAGE SYRAH 2015 (PDF)

CEPAGE SYRAH 2014 (PDF)

Tasting Notes:

Very deep colour, opaque. Black pepper, liquorice and spice. A full bodied wine, with layers of black fruits, pepper and moderate tannins. A fresh, clean, concentrated style more akin to the cooler examples from Northern Rhone.

Vinification process:

Cold soak for one week
Natural fermentation for 50% 26° to 28°C and 50% inoculated fermented at 22°C to 24°C followed followed by a week of post fermentation maceration prior to pressing

Awards:

“Vincent Chansault (the winemaker) is a big fan of the Rhône. Very good structure. Cool and sleek and very polished. Very, very fresh. Very un-Languedoc!” Jancis Robinson 17/20

Vineyards:

La Livinière (Limestone) 50%
Brugairolles (Sandstone) 30%
Roussillon (Schistes et Arènes granitique / Slate and decomposed granite) 20%

Ageing:

10% in 3 year and more oak barrels for 9 months – 90% in vats on fine lees for 9 months – blending and bottling.

Additions:

Appelation:

  • Indication Géographique Protégée – Pays d’Oc

Variety:

Syrah

Year:

Alcohol:

13.00%

Total acidty in H2SO4:

3.17g/L

Residual Sugar:

0.50g/L