Delas Freres Grignan les Adhemar

Rhône, France

Vintage: 2017 (Current)

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Delas Freres Grignan les Adhemar 2017

Overview

This cuvée is made from a blend of wines produced on the communes of Donzère and Saint Paul-Trois-Châteaux. Average production: 60,000 bottles (75 cl.) per year. Grape Varieties: Grenache 80%, Syrah around 20%. This appellation, which corresponds to the former “Coteaux du Tricastin” appellation from the 2010 vintage ownards, covers 2,200 hectares/5,500 acres, and involves 22 communes on the left bank of the Rhône, running from La Baume-de-Transit in the south, via Saint-Paul-trois-Châteaux, to Granges-Gontardes in the north.

Winemaking

All the grapes are destemmed, and the wine-making takes place then in closed tanks, over a 2 weeks period. Extraction is made by daily pumping over. Fermentation temperatures are controlled and maintained between 82°F and 86°F/28°C and 30°C. After pressing and racking, malolactic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting Notes

The colour shows an elegant, ruby-red hue. The aromas are delicate, dominated by red berries, such as wild strawberries and raspberries. In the mouth this wine is supple and seductive on the palate, light, easy to drink, with a deliciously fruity and fresh finish.

Food Pairing

Any kind of Barbecues, mixed-grills, cold cuts, bacon and sausages.

Technical Information

Varietals: 80% Grenache, 20% Syrah

Suggested Retail Price: $12.00