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  • 84. St-Péray AC 2015, Les Pins

    Bernard Gripa

    80% Marsanne, 20% Roussanne (13.5% alc.)

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    This comes from 40 year old vines in a limestone soil with granite base and is now aged 100% in oak, mainly in six and seven year old 600ltrs demi-muids. Peachy with a hint of acacia, it has a lovely purity. For drinking now to 2021+.

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Further details
Winemaker
Bernard Gripa
Location
Mauves
Size of domaine
11 hectares including 2½ hectares of St Péray. Produces 6,500 bts St Péray.
Grape
Marsanne 75%, Roussanne 25%. Age of vines 30 yrs average. Massale & clonale. 3309 rootstock. 5-6000 vines per hectare.
Terroir
A mix of argilo-calcaire and granitic soils on a granitic sub-rock. Mid-slope (but not as steep as Mauves) in the quartier of Puteurs. Lime at top – 30% slope.
Viticulture
Yield – 40 hectos. Hand-harvest
Vinification
Tank 50%, oak 50% - (fûts 30% demi-muids 70%, both 3-4 yrs old on average). Batonnage if necessary. June bottling.
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