Domaine Gisèle, D. et R. Vernay Côte Rôtie 2016EAN Code: 3760256772836
Situated at the extreme north of the appellation, at Saint Cyr-sur-Rhône, the vineyards of this estate cover hillsides, ranging from 200 to 350 metres altitude with old vines and harvesting by hand as their signature.
SOIL TYPES: Schist terroir on south-west facing hillside. Vines grow out of the rock.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Syrah
VINIFICATION: Harvested when grapes maturity has peaked: vatting period of 3 weeks to one month; light pressing, marc plunging. Racking in barrels after malolactic fermentation. Aged in oak barrels (25% new oaks).
TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby red colour. Complex and elegant nose of black fruits mixed with floral and spicy notes. The same aromatic range is found on the palate. A rich, harmonious wine with a lingering length.
FOOD & WINE MATCHING: Ideal with meat dishes like roasted fillet of beef or Beef Wellington, roasted pheasant or lamb. Cellaring: over 10 years at cellar temperature (10 /12°C). Serve at 18° C.
RATINGS : 15/20 BETTANE+DESSEAUVE 2019
- Range : North Rhône Valley
- Colour : Red
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15/20 BETTANE+DESSEAUVE 2019