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The Caprice of Heloise


Wine type :

Red


Available in :

75 cl
150 cl

Selection of a plot located in an old granite quarry. All of this finesse is to be enjoyed with red meat or alone for pleasure.

  • Tasting: Aroma of black fruits, black olives, toasted, supple, tender, elegant, well-rounded and balanced palate. it accommodates an ambient temperature.
  • Grape variety: Syrah.
  • Harvest: manual and destemmed.
  • Yield: 30 hectoliters per hectare.
  • Aging: In barrels from 18 to 20 months.
  • Keep: 5 to 10 years.

Soils

Loess

Not very stony alluvial loess

Parcels

Vignes maures is a plot of hillside vines located in the commune of Félines, planted with Syrah grape variety in the Saint Joseph vineyard, the soils are sandy, shallow filtering, mainly composed of granite arena. The exposure is south, the slope of 35%.

The plot was planted in 1978, in 2003 it was extended over the quarry and a new plantation was made.

The grape is used for the AOP Saint Joseph red, in particular the Caprice d'Héloïse.