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Domaine Les Alexandrins - Saint-Joseph - 2015

AOC Saint-Joseph

     

Infos

Terroir :
4 hectares, weathered granite.
Vineyards located in the municipality of Tournon-sur-Rhône.
Semi-continental and mediterranean climate sometimes.

The vintage :
For the appellations of the northern Rhone Valley, 2015 was a truly exceptional year, almost without precedent!
After a mild, wet winter and particularly high temperatures in spring, summer brought a heatwave even hotter than 2003. Welcome rain arrived in abundance in mid-August, followed anew by glorious sunshine and a providential wind that guaranteed perfect sanitary conditions and a regular and rapid ripening of the grapes. And so the harvest benefited from optimum conditions during the first two weeks of September.

Process :
Manual harvest.
Traditional vinification.
Destemming 100%.
Maceration 3 days cold.
Two pumpover and two punch down / day.
Fermentation 20 days.

Cépages :
Syrah : 100%