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LAURUS Cote Rotie - Syrah - Rhone, France

LAURUS Cote Rotie - Syrah - Rhone, France

"Perfumy up front, with juniper and bergamot notes slowly giving way to a racy-edged core of red currant, damson plum and black cherry fruit. Displays lovely tension from start to finish." - 93 Points Wine Spectator, August 31st, 2017.

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VINEYARD

Laurus means ‘Laurel’ in Latin, a Roman symbol of excellence. Here excellence is all about “terroir”: the grapes are grown on plots we select for their ability to expressthe very best of each Appellation. The term “terroir” encompasses a soil, a climate and people.

Here it is expressed through sustainable partnerships with wine-growers who share our vision. The maturing process in 275-litre Laurus barrels refines the structure, producing complex wines with plenty of character and good cellaring potential.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

Laurus means “Laurel” in Latin, a Roman symbol of excellence. Here excellence is all about “terroir”: the
grapes are grown on plots selected for their ability to express the very best of each Appellation. « Terroir »
encompasses a soil, a climate and people ; expressed here through historical partnerships with wine-growers
who share our commitment to produce complex wines with character and ageing potential.

Total Production:

1.714 bottles, 256 magnums, 15 jeroboams and 2 mathusalems

Winemakers:

Veronique Torcolacci

Producer:

GMDF

Variant:

750ml

Average Age of Vines:

30 to 35 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

90 to 120m

Density:

6000 vines/ha

Production:

42 hl/ha on average

Harvest Method:

Grapes were hand-picked and placed in vats. Fermentation and maceration lasted 20 days.

Sorting:

Hand-picked

Fermentation and Maceration:

Malolactic fermentation in 275-litre oak Laurus barrels, followed by 14-months of elevage.

Malolactic Fermentation:

Yes

Aging:

Yes

Alcohol:

13%

Vintage:

2015

Country:

FRANCE

Grape Varietal:

Syrah

SKU:

RH135

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