Terroir Daronton, AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Visan, Rouge, 2019

Story

The wine
Bringing together 388 artisan winegrowers family in the heart of the Dentelles de Montmirail, Rhonéa produces a wine from one of the richest winegrowing terroirs in the Rhone, called Daronton, the name of the family who first planted the vineyard three generations ago. Formed by ice volcanoes 60 million years ago, the Dentelles de Montmirail comprise a patchwork of evaporate, blue clay, and limestone that give the wines a powerful, elegant, and deep flavour profile. The layers of sediment found several kilometres down rise to the surface here to form a terroir unlike any other in the world.
Terroir
Soil rich in pebbles or limestone gravels on slopes exposed South-East.
In the vineyard
Selections of plots on the best terroirs of the appellation. Short size in goblet for Grenache and Mourvèdre and Cordon de Royat for Syrah. Planting density 4000 feet / ha.
Vinification
Traditional vinification, vatting for 12 to 15 days. Control of the vinification temperature between 28 and 30 ° C.
Varietals
Carignan
Grenache noir
Syrah

Advice

Tasting notes
Beautiful purple color, notes of blackcurrant, violet and spices. On the palate, round, well structured wine with very fine tannins.
Food pairing
Serve at room temperature (16 - 18 ° C) on grilled red meats, in particular, but it will also accompany the best dishes with nobility.

Reviews

Argent
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