Appellation: AOC Cote-Rotie (Northern Rhone region)
Grape: Syrah (100%)
Farming: Organic (not certified)
Aromatics: Lifted and perfumed Syrah. Aromas of black raspberries, spices, black plums and notes of licorice.
Palate: Elegant and silky Syrah, blackberries, very fine tannins, beautiful power, balance and freshness. Long and vibrant finish. This is pretty special Cote-Rotie which is both intense and subtle. Young wine yet giving so much already.
About the wine: Vineyard located in the "Cote Blonde" on schist terroir, most of the grapes are destemmed. The wine is aged 18 months in French oak barrels with 15% new oak.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 10 years.
Service: 14-15 degrees. Cabernet glass. Decant for 30 mins to 1 hour.
Food match: Slow cooked meat dish, grilled meat with roast vegetable, meat stew.