What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
VINTAGE2020BOTTLE SIZES750 MLCOUNTRYFranceREGIONRhoneAPPELLATIONCote RotieWINE TYPERedVARIETALSSyrah (Shiraz)ORGANICPracticingVINEYARDFrom the great Vialliere terroir, which was nearly covered with woods in the 1960s. At that time, Emile Champet took on the challenge of returning this rugged terrain to vineyards. It took him 35 years to plant just 3 hectares.SOILDark brown, fine mica-rich schistVINIFICATIONLittle has changed in the past fifty years. Everything is done by hand: traditional whole cluster vinification; fermentation and maceration with native yeast for 2-3 weeks with regular pump overs.AGING18 months of aging in a combination of neutral demi-muids, 600L foudres and a few old barrels.