La Sagesse - 2021 - Michèle Aubéry
A complex nose with lovely notes of black fruit compote, violet, sweet spices, and a hint of liquorice. Palate: smooth, very well balanced, with purity of fruit and lovely tannic structure. Decanting recommended.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Côtes du Rhône
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Grenache, from 50- to 70-year-old vines, farmed biodynamically and planted on three different parcels: two on the limestone plateau of Gramenon, at 300 metres altitude, and the third on the southern slope, with sandy soil. The grapes are harvested by hand, yields of 20 hl/ha. Vinification: the grapes are partially destemmed, macerated 15 days in cement vats, followed by gentle pressing, 12 months maturation in barrels that have seen several wines. Bottled on the estate without fining or filtration, and zero added 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
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