L'Emouvante - 2021 - Michèle Aubéry
A magnificent expression of this grape variety from Gramenon, with a nose redolent mainly of violets, and a palate with superb mouthfeel – silky, velvety, melted tannins, and the perfect touch of sweetness. It’s good – very good!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Côtes du Rhône
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
A cuvée made from old Syrah vines farmed biodynamically and planted at 350 metres altitude on the Gramenon plateau, in the commune of Montbrison sur Lez. Siliceous sandstone soils. The grapes are harvested by hand, with sorting in the vineyard, and yields of 25 hl/ha. Vinification: prolonged maceration, gentle pressing, and one year of maturation in barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, and zero added sulfites.
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
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