Our biggest wine deals. Available by text! Join Winetext.com today!

2018 Aurelien Chatagnier Rhodaniennies SyrahSyrah / Shiraz from France

$19.99

List Price: $25.00

You're saving $5.01!

"Aurélien Chatagnier created his own domaine in 2002 while he was just in his early 20s. He doesn’t come from a winemaking family, but as a teenager he worked in the vines for ...

Iphone label thumb Iphone label thumb Info card

About

Product Description:

"Aurélien Chatagnier created his own domaine in 2002 while he was just in his early 20s. He doesn’t come from a winemaking family, but as a teenager he worked in the vines for Domaine Jamet, where he became inspired to learn more about winemaking. He worked for several years with François Villard, who eventually pushed him to head out on his own. Starting with just over 1 hectare of rented vines, Aurélien has steadily built up a domaine of almost 10 hectares by purchasing, bartering, and replanting vineyards around the town of St-Pierre-de-Boeuf at the Northern extreme of the Saint Joseph appellation. The vineyards are predominantly granite and extremely steep. The house style runs towards a lean, pure style of winemaking, and shows the reason why some of the best producers in the area decided to pass the torch over to Aurélien as one of the best young winemakers in the region. Aurélien farms organically and employs a light touch in the cellar where he favors native yeasts, mostly used oak, limited extraction, and bottles without fining or filtration. " - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 115359
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-Region Rhone
Ratings
Vintage 2018
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Syrah / Shiraz
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic
Taste currant, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry
Nose spice box, cedar and dark fruit