Cairanne - 2020 - Marcel Richaud
A purple robe, a nose of very ripe red fruits. Volume, power and a full body on the palate, with supple, lavish tannins.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 15.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
A blend of several grape varieties from several parcels: 40% Grenache Noir, 30% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah, 10% Carignan and 10% Counoise. The vines are between 40 and 70 years old, and are planted on terroirs with a gravelly surface and Miocene epoch subsoil. The yields are around 30 hl/ha. Maturation: in 24-hl barrels for the Grenache and the Syrah, in cement vats for the Carignan and the Mourvèdre. Limited use of sulphur.
Marcel Richaud, undisputed leader of natural wine in the Rhône, is based in Cairanne, an emblematic appellation where his estate is the emblematic estate of the appellation! The vast estate is composed of 60 hectares and yet, in the vineyard like in the cellar, the work is very, very rigorous. Long gone is the era when the Richauds would deliver their juice to the local co-op. Marcel built...All wines
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