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Les Jouvencelles


Wine type :

Red


Available in :

75 cl
150 cl

From plots on the ground of a granite nature covered with gneiss and shiste in decomposition. A cuvée to enjoy on a prime rib or grilled chicken.

  • Tasting : Aroma of red and black fruits on the nose, clear mouth, round tannins, small peppery touches. It accommodates an ambient temperature.
  • Grape variety : Syrah, 15 year old vines on average.
  • Harvest : manual and destemmed.
  • Yield : 39 hectoliters per hectare.
  • Aging : 12 months, half in barrels and half in tanks
  • Guard : 3 to 7 years.

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.