Seminaire (France) 2019 Cotes Du Rhone Tradition
Winesale is delighted to bring to New Zealand the wines of Domaine du seminaire.
The domaine run by the Lafage family, is located on the territory of Valréas, Enclave des Papes. This renowned terroir is composed of clayey-limestone hillsides.
Growing varietals, typical of the Rhone valley; Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan, Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier, Clairette, Grenache Blanc. The estate produces 250 000 bottles per year. The estate is 100% Organic Certified. Hervé Pouizin is the fourth generation to farm this land; he and his wife, Mathilde have preserved the self-sufficient estate mostly as it was a century ago, with one key exception: they converted everything to organic farming.
80% Grenache, 10% Syrah,10% Carignan
Vibrant, peppery, detailed nose. Juicy plum and damson on the palate, with good length of fruit. Very drinkable, a smart every-day pick. Drink now and over the next 4+ years.