Contre Couleur - 2019 - Michèle Aubéry - Magnum
A nose of black cherry, amaretto, beautiful fleshy red fruit, rosebuds, hints of undergrowth, and truffle... A cuvée crafted for the dinner table, balanced, complex and powerful. Decanting is mandatory.
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Côtes du Rhône
- Degree of alcohol
- 15 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2026
Old Grenache vines farmed biodynamically, from a small parcel of the northern slopes of Vinsobres, in the area known as La Bicarelle, with soils ranging from marl to clay and from sand to pebbles. The grapes are harvested by hand, with sorting in the vineyard, and yields of 20 hl/ha. Vinification: a prolonged maceration, followed by gentle pressing, and one year of maturation in barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, and zero sulphur.
Michèle Aubery Laurent, the head and heart of Domaine Gramenon, is one of the most distinguished grande dames in Rhône wine... Her adventure began in 1978 when she bought 12 hectares of old vines in Montbrison with her husband Philippe Laurent. Vinification began in the first year and her first bottles were marketed in 1979. Organic methods were soon after introduced and the wines...All wines
from the estate