Famille Perrin Sélections Parcellaires Vinsobres - Les Hauts Julien Vieilles Vignes - 2016

Another of the vast Vinsobres repertoire, this wine comes from a plot with 90 year old vines co-planted with Grenache and Syrah.


The vintage
The 2016 vintage in the Southern Rhone valley is exceptional, both in terms of quality and quantity, thanks to idyllic weather conditions that protected the region from climatic accidents throughout the whole year.
Vinsobres is one of the most beautiful Crus in the Southern Rhône.
The vineyard is located 40 km north of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at an altitude of 300m benefiting from a cool climate, perfect for Syrah. Les Hauts de Julien is made with grapes from an old plot of vines (around 90 years old) co-planted in Syrah and Grenache.

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Quaternary alluvial stones on terraces.
Vinified traditionally at the Famille Perrin cellar. Aged (15%) in oak barrels for one year. No filtration before bottling.

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Tasting notes
Deep ruby color, complex nose from aromas of red fruit, spices and garrigue along with subtile notes of black olive. The mouth shows some notes of smoked dark fruits, pepper meats, graphite and big minerality.Very accessible now, but also has the balance to hold for a 10 years.
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