100% Syrah

 

A selection of old vines (20-40 years) from hillside terraces. «Cavanos” is not a district but a cuvee brand from Chavanay’s fields.

Soil : Muscovit granitic

Grape variety : syrah.

Viticulture : high-density planting (8,000-10,000 vines per hectares). Naturel cover cropping to avoid erosion. No insecticides with respect of soil and vine balance, few treatments (depending on weather and the necessary) and small amount of organic fertilizer. Vigour and yield control, leaf-thinning and green harvesting to promote grape ripening. Disbudding on the spring.

Vinification : plot harvest and vinification. The grapes are hand-picked; and then sorted, crushed and partial destemmed in the cellar. Fermented in open top, temperature-controlled vats for about 3 weeks, with regular cap-punching and pumping-over. Alcoholic fermentation in vats with native yeasts and malolactic fermentation in barrels.

Maturing : 16 months in barrels.

Olfactive tasting : Complex and greddy nose. Mature aroma of red fruits with a bit of graphite.

Tasting : Well balanced mouth, fleshy and velvety tannins offer a lovely length with spices freshness

Aging : Can be drunk young but also laid down for a decade or so.

Pairing : Red meat, strong white meat, beef, lamb pork.

Cavanos, Saint Joseph, 2018, Yves Cuilleron

SKU: CAVANOS18
HK$278.00 Regular Price
HK$244.64Sale Price