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Wine Saint-Joseph, "Silice", Domaine Coursodon, 2011

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WS 90
RP 88
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine opaque ruby ​​color with a purple hue.

Taste

Taste wine generous and rich, refreshing, with layered fruit notes and great persistence in the long aftertaste.

Aroma

The wine has a seductive aroma with hints of fruit, notes of crushed wild berries, underbrush, licorice and a hint of strawberry jam.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with steak, any red meat, goat cheese.

Interesting Facts

"Silice" - the name given to the regular cuvee, derived from the name of the granite soils. Vineyards, where it grows Syrah, occupy more than 9 hectares on steep slopes in the MOU, Saint-Jean de Tournon and Muzol. Climate - southern continental. Vines planted densely - 6500 vines per hectare, the average age of the vines is 20 years. Grapes collected manually and subjected to pre-soaked in cold fermentation temperature of 10 ° C for 8 days. After slow fermentation (10-12 days) in stainless steel tanks with natural yeast at a temperature of 28 ° C, 4-5 days wine brewed warm. Then the wine is aged 12 months in old barrels, exposed light filtration and bottled. "Sīlis" 2011, tanneries in his youth, eventually revealed layered and seductive fruity bouquet and a rich, generous taste.

Domain Kursodon - one of the first wineries in the Saint-Joseph, which was to sell their wines. It was created in 1956. Its founder - Gustave Kursodon - delivered barrels of wine in Lyon in the cart. Since then, it took more than half a century, the fourth generation of controls management. But wine, which 50 years ago earned the respect and fame have not lost their charm, and vice versa - are even better and display more grace and purity of fruit without losing the authenticity of the terroir. Domain Kurdoson located in the northern part of the Rhone Valley. It stretches for 12 hectares of Condrieu in the north to the Hermitage on the right bank of the Rhone river. Vineyards spread on the terraces of the steep slopes of the southern and south-eastern part of the hill, so all the work in the vineyard are made manually. Most of the soils consist of shale and granite gneiss. Soils are shallow, fairly homogeneous, thermally. Domain Kursodon grows here two grape varieties - Marsanne for white wines and for red Cyr. Winery combines modern technology and traditional methods: cold maceration and pre-fermentation, the use of only natural yeast, gentle extraction, maturation mainly in old oak barrels of various sizes. The wines are characterized by an emphasis on purity and ripeness of fruit, tannins flexible, show mineral freshness - all that expresses the ancient terroir of the region.

Features

  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 16°C
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