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Les Jouvencelles


Wine type :

Red


Available in :

75 cl
150 cl

Coming from plots with granite soil covered with gneiss and shale in decposition. A vintage to enjoy with a prime rib or grilled chicken.

  • Grape variety : SYRAH
  • Soil of granitic nature covered with gneiss and decaying schists.
  • Vines from 12 to 15 years old.
  • Average yields : 39 hl / ha.
  • Wine-making process : Manual harvest.
  • Destemmed harvest, vatting for 16 days with temperature control and regular punching down.
  • Half barrel aging for 3 to 5 wines and half vats.
  • Keeping : Enjoy from 3 to 7 years.

 

  • Tasting :
  • Visual : Ruby red with deep red reflections, legs very present which color the wall of the glass.
  • Olfactory : Notes of red fruits (raspberry) and black ( blackcurrant) intermingle harmoniously and leave punctuated a peppery note and a spicy note.
  • ► Gustative : The freshness of the attack on the palate brings out the spicy side. The fruity flavors as evoked by the olfaction, on an interesting length which allows this Saint-Joseph to be tasted in its youth (2 to 3 years) as to stay a little in the cellar to be appreciated later!
  • ► Food and wine pairing :
  • In its youth , dry and cooked meats:
  • - Platter of charcuterie from Ardèche: Sabodet, tripe, pistachio sausages.
  • With a cellar time , meat dishes in sauce:
  • - Meat stew, in red wine.
  • - Roasted poultry: Chicken, duck (pink breast).

Soils

Parcels

The wash house is a plot of hillside vines planted with Syrah in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soil of medium depth, is composed of a mixture of granite and clay-siliceous soil. The exposure is south, the slope of 25%.
The plot was planted in 1995.

The grapes are used for AOP Saint Joseph Les jouvencelles.

Les Plantées is a plot of high hill vines planted with Syrah grape variety.
the soil is composed of rotten granites with numerous boulders. The exposure is South South-East, the slope of 35%.
The oldest plantations date from 1976, the most recent in 2017.

The grapes are used for AOP Saint Joseph Les rocailles.

The lakes is a plot of hillside vines planted in Marsanne in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soil of medium depth, is composed of a mixture of granite and clay-siliceous soil. The exposure is East, the slope of 20%.
The plot was planted in 1998.

The grapes are used for Saint Joseph white PDOs.

La Maison Brulée is a vineyard plot from the top of the hills planted with Syrah in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soil of medium depth, is composed of a mixture of granite and siliceous clay soil. The exposure is South South-East, the slope of 10%.
The plot was planted in 2005.

The grape is used for the AOP Saint Joseph Blanc Quatuor.

Les reynes is a set of three plots of hillside vines planted with Syrah grapes.
the soil is composed of granites and metamorphic schists. The exposure is South-East, the slope of 20%.
The plots were planted in 1980 and 1988.

The grapes are used for AOP Saint Joseph Les jouvencelles.

Gratte Souliers is a plot of plateau vines planted with Syrah in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soil of medium depth, is composed of a mixture of granite and clay-siliceous soil. The exposure is East, the slope of 20%.
The plot was planted in 1970.

The grape is used for AOP Saint Joseph.

Les barratières is a vineyard plot at the top of the hillsides planted with Syrah in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soil of Loess, unlimon brought by the winds, gives white soils a little limestone and sandy. The exposure is East, the slope of 15%.
The plot was planted in 1997.

The grape is used for AOP Saint Joseph.