M. Chapoutier Saint-Joseph "Deschants" Rouge

M. Chapoutier Saint-Joseph "Deschants" Rouge 2007

Deep garnet red, this wine offers intense floral fragrances that develop into licorice, pear and spice notes. The supple body is rich in red fruit flavors, and the finish is spicy and long.  

Style:
Bold, Spicy, Supple
Flavor:
Floral, Licorice, Pear, Spice, Red Fruit
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Saint Joseph
Grapes
Syrah
Alcohol Percentage
12.70%
Fermentation
The evolution of the maturing process is checked regularly and the grapes are hand harvested when they are at the peak of their maturity. Like our Hermitage wine, our Saint Joseph is vinified in oak casks or in steel vats with 2 daily pigeages. The slightly shorter fermentation period lasts from 3 weeks.
Aging
Aged in oak casks and steel vats from 12 to 18 months.