Ferme des 7 Lunes
Pleine Lune - 2017 - Jean Delobre
A nose of ripe black fruits that were just picked in the sun, violet as always, notes of Tonka bean and black pepper, and a touch of strawberry jam. The palate is supple, with beautiful roundness, aromas of ripe fruit, and just the right amount of freshness for balance. Worth decanting.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.8 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
A 100% Syrah cuvée from a single parcel of vines planted in the commune of Saint Désirat, on south-facing slopes of granite soils worked with horses. Vinification: the grapes are entirely de-stemmed, followed by three weeks of maceration in concrete tanks, with pumping over almost every day, then gentle pressing, and 12 months of maturation in 600-litre demi-muid barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, and zero sulphur. Matured in bottles at the estate.
Jean Delobre of La Ferme des 7 Lunes, located between Valence and Vienne, took over the family business in 1984, following in the footsteps of his grandparents and parents. At the time, the estate was devoted to polyculture and vines were just one of their crops, farmed with chemical treatments while selling the grapes to the local cooperative. But Jean is a man of singular determination, and...All wines
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