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Domaine GEORGES VERNAY IGP Syrah 'Sainte Agathe' 2020
Domaine GEORGES VERNAY IGP Syrah 'Sainte Agathe' 2020

Domaine GEORGES VERNAY IGP Syrah 'Sainte Agathe' 2020

$1,680 $280

Only 86 left in stock
  • 1 Bottle (75 CL)
  • A case of 6 Bottles (6 x 75 CL)*
*Case price discount: Buy a Case (6 x 75 CL) to get the best price for each bottle.

SKU:

SK-00032
  • Wine Region: Rhone Valley - France

  • Terroirs: Vins des Collines Rhodaniennes

  • Grape: Syrah (100%)

  • Color:Red

  • Farming: Biodynamic viticulture

Tasting notes:Intense on the nose and full on the palette with red berries after a frank attack with good acidity. A saline freshness but spicy, peppery structure, Saint-Agathe, produced from mature Syrah vines on the Condrieu appellation, plays remarkably well on the Syrah, a very pleasant wine, finely crafted like all the Estate’s wines.

Domaine Georges Vernay is one of the oldest and most famous estates in Condrieu. Georges highly contributed to the reintroduction of Viognier on the hillsides of the region when in 1960’s the appellation used to cover only 8 hectares. 

Today the domaine is managed by Georges’ daughter Christine and her husband Paul. The vineyard covers 8 hectares in Condrieu, 2.5 hectares in Côte-Rôtie and 1.5 hectares in Saint-Joseph and the rest being located in IGP Collines Rhôdaniennes and Côtes-du-Rhône. Their Condrieu are made from vineyards in the heart of the appellation and all express the purest; most restrained expression of the Viognier grape.

For over 20 years, Christine Vernay has used organic farming methods. Considering herself as the custodian of a land for which she is responsible for caring, she has long been committed to organic farming, long before it was fashionable or urgent to do so. She has now successfully demonstrated that, while it is difficult to work the steeply sloping vineyards using organic farming, it is not impossible.

Size 1 Bottle (75 CL), A case of 6 Bottles (6 x 75 CL)*

Region

Rhone Valley

Producer

Domaine Georges Vernay

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