Côte Rôtie "So' Brune" - 2020 - Jean Michel Stephan
A complex, powerful, elegant and spicy nose with notes of black fruit, violets and liquorice. Palate: pure and precise, full and intense, with a smooth finish of phenomenal length...
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2035
Produced from vines at top of the Côte Brune on a terraced terroir composed of mica schist. Jean Michel is a purist, with no chemicals used in the vineyard or the winery, which means zero added sulphur, indigenous yeasts, etc... A blended cuvée of 80% Syrah and 20% Viognier from vines planted in 1994. Manual harvest and controlled yields. Vinification: carbonic maceration and 12 months of maturation in old barrels. Unfined, unfiltered, bottled at the Estate without added sulfur.
Jean-Michel Stéphan, a man who respects and draws inspiration from the past, while also being modern and innovative, created his estate in 1991. It stretches over 4.5 ha in the Côte-Rôtie, including such legendary vineyard sites as Tupin, Semons and Bassenon. His vineyards are made up of 30% Sérine (considered the original stock of Syrah, a pure grape variety which makes wines finer, more full...All wines
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