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Gipsy Rosé Vin de Pays d'Oc

Gipsy Rosé Vin de Pays d'Oc

VdP d'Oc, Grange Philippe, Grès St. Paul, 2016

750 ml
Grape variety: Syrah
Producer: Château Grès Saint-Paul / Fam. Servière
Origin: France / Vins de Pays / Vins de Pays D'OC
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Article nr. 28809716
Grape variety: Syrah
Producer: Château Grès Saint-Paul / Fam. Servière
Origin: France / Vins de Pays / Vins de Pays D'OC

Attributes

Origin: France / Vins de Pays / Vins de Pays D'OC
Grape variety: Syrah
Maturity: 2 to 3 years
Serving temperature: 10 to 12 °C
Drinking suggestion: Grilled fish, Vegetable cous-cous
Vinification: fermentation in steel tank, pressed carefully and immediately, cooling period, fermentation at low temperatures
Harvest: hand-picking
Maturation: in steel tank
Volume: 12.5 %
Countries

France

France – Philosophy in a bottle

According to French philosophy, wine should be an expression of the soil and climate. They use the word “terroir” to describe this. Terroir makes every wine different, and many especially good. French wine is regarded worldwide as an expression of cultural perfection. The French believe that humans are responsible for the quality of the berries, the vine variety for their character, and nature for the quantity. This philosophy can be expressed succinctly as: “the truth is the vineyard, not the man.”

Grape varieties

Syrah

A hint of pepper

The legend stubbornly persists that the Syrah variety came from the Persian city of Shiraz. Yet, researchers have shown that it is a natural crossing of two old French varieties: the red Dureza from the Rhône Valley and the white Mondeuse blanche from Savoy. Wines from Syrah are gentle and concentrated. They smell of dark berries, violets and liquorice, and amaze with a piquant touch of white pepper. As varietal wines, they are found on the northern Rhone, as in the Hermitage or Côte Rôtie appellations, as well as in Swiss Valais. In the southern Rhône Valley, Syrah is often wedded with Grenache and Mourvèdre. In 1832, a Frenchman brought the variety to Australia, where it became the emblem of the national wine industry. There, the weightiest versions develop with typical notes of tar and chocolate.

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