l’Edre Carrément Rouge 2017

Red

France

Roussillon

Description

Jacques Castany and Pascal Dieunidou are two wine fanatics, farming inherited vines part-time in the village of Vingrau (Roussillon). With limited acreage, average yields of just 1.05 tons/acre, and consistently stellar press, the wines are naturally in short supply, though there are plans to slowly increase production to meet demand.

Tasting Notes: Incredibly intense, layered, dark fruit aromas of plums, cassis and black cherry on the nose, with light spiciness and undertones of herbs and minerals. Juicy, yet firm and well-structured on the palate.

Serve With: Pair with grilled lamb, game, or prime cuts of beef.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Côtes du Roussillon Villages AOP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871009119

Case Code

20097871009113

Vineyards

Nearly 25 acres. Parcels are situated in clay/limestone and schistous terroirs in a vast amphitheater called ‘Le Cirque’, stretching south/southwest towards Tautavel.

Composition

50% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 15% Carignan, 5% Mourvèdre.

Viticulture

Sustainably grown, with all viticultural work done by hand and organic manure used for fertilizer. Fruit was sorted during harvest (also by hand) and transported to the cellar in refrigerated trucks, where it was sorted a second time before vinification. Yields of 1.4 tons/acre!

Winemaking

Fermentation began naturally with wild yeasts. Macerated 25-28 days and fermented at controlled temperatures. Unoaked.

Alcohol

15.0%

Accolades

90 pts – JD, The Wine Advocate, 4/17 (2015).

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

EDRE012217

 

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