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Romain Duvernay

Beaumes de Venise 2015

EAN Code: 3 76025677161 7

Vintage 2016 also available

SOIL TYPES : From the terroir of Triassic, these soils are shallow fine ochre earth (presence of iron). The presence of many small cracks on the surface allows small rootlets to go deep into the ground. 

GRAPE VARIETIES : 75% Grenache - 20% Syrah - 5% Mourvèdre

VINIFICATION : 100% harvesting by hand. Sorted in the field and then upon arrival at the winery. Bunches are crushed and destemmed, then sprinkled. Maceration during 2 to 3 weeks according to the grape varieties. Fermentation at controlled temperature (<28°C). 

TASTING NOTES : Dark red colour with shimmering reflections. Promising nose of red fruits and mocha followed by jam and liquorice aromas. Intense palate finishing with silky, smooth tannins. 

FOOD AND WINE MATCHING : Serve with veal, duck and rib of beef, curry or French cheeses. Serve at between 16° and 18°C. Drink young or ageing potential : 5 to 7 years. 

  • Range : South Rhône Valley Appellations
  • Colour : Red

Romain Duvernay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Romain Duvenay is a talented oenologist associated with the company NewRhône Millésimes, known as one of the finest palates of the regions by his peers.

After perfecting his art in Bordeaux, in Languedoc and Burgundy and while working for a national restaurant trade distributor, he quickly falls in love with all the resources that the Rhône Valley has to offer and settles there at the dawn of this century. Knowing all the finest points of grape varieties and terroirs, in 2010 Romain Duvernay creates the brand which bears his name, showcasing his talent equally with appellations from the north and the south of the Rhône Valley.

As for Jean-Marc Pottiez, he has roamed wine markets for 30 years, from the nearest to the most distant ones, creating or developing brands in synch with the evolutions of consumers’ expectations from London to Sydney and San Francisco to Tokyo, gathering in his marketing know-how and understanding of the needs and concerns of distributors, the real craftsmen of brands implantation on their markets.

Impressed by the realistic assessment and intelligence of markets that have developed New World wines, with a speed that has often surprised French and European historical producers, he is nevertheless the advocate of Appellations that honour our national wine regions.

Within these, the Rhône Valley appears to him to be, for the past few years, better adapted in value for quality while richer in history and ready to face the now very dynamic international competition. This is why at the beginning of 2016 he created the company newRhône Millésimes.

 

                                                                

Beaumes-de-Venise 2015

14.5/20 - Guide Bettane + Desseauve 2018

Beaumes-de-Venise 2016

13/20 - Guide Betanne + Desseauve 2018

92/100 - Andreas Larsson (Tasted 100% Blind) 2017

Argent/Silver - 91/100 - Decanter 2017