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Romain Duvernay

Côte Rôtie 2017

EAN Code: 3760256772812

Situated at the extreme north of the appellation, at Saint Cyr-sur-Rhône, the vineyards of this estate cover hillsides, ranging from 200 to 350 metres altitude with old vines and harvesting by hand as their signature.

SOIL TYPES: Schist terroir on south-west facing hillside. Vines grow out of the rock.

GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Syrah

VINIFICATION: Harvested when grapes maturity has peaked: vatting period of 3 weeks to one month; light pressing, marc plunging. Racking in barrels after malolactic fermentation. Aged in oak barrels (25% new oaks).

TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby red colour. Complex and elegant nose of black fruits mixed with floral and spicy notes. The same aromatic range is found on the palate. A rich, harmonious wine with a lingering length.

FOOD & WINE MATCHING: Ideal with meat dishes like roasted fillet of beef or Beef Wellington, roasted pheasant or lamb. Cellaring: over 10 years at cellar temperature (10 /12°C). Serve at 18° C.

 

  • Range : North Rhône Valley
  • Colour : Red

Romain Duvernay

 

 

Romain Duvenay is a talented oenologist associated with the company NewRhône Millésimes, known as one of the finest palates of the region by his peers.

After perfecting his art in Bordeaux, in Languedoc and Burgundy and while working for a national restaurant trade distributor, he quickly falls in love with all the resources of the Rhône Valley, especially for its iconic grape varieties: Grenache , Syrah and Mourvèdre.

Knowing all the finest points of grape varieties and terroirs, in 2010 Romain Duvernay creates the brand which bears his name, showcasing his talent equally with appellations from the north and the south of the Rhône Valley.

 

In 2016, Jean-Marc Pottiez, creator and developer of major brands in Champagne and Burgundy, and confident in the development potential of a viticultural production region as rich as the Rhone Valley, decided to create the company NewRhône Millésimes. To this end, he teams up with the talented Romain DUVERNAY and buys his signature brand.

Under this signature, Romain Duvernay and Jean-Marc Pottiez then develop several partnerships between domains of the South and the North of the Rhone Valley and the company NewRhône Millésimes, with the aim of finding the most beautiful expressions of the terroirs and grape varieties of this region rich in diversity.