Romain Duvernay Rasteau 2016

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Tasting Notes- Bright, deep red colour. On the nose, very ripe black fruits with vanilla and peppery notes. Supple at first, with elegant tannins lingering on the palate.  A wine with ageing potential of 10 to 15 years.

Varietals- 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre
Soil- Skeletal soils on marl and red soil atop sandstone. Mediterranean-type, south facing hillsides, slightly protected from Mistral winds.
Vinification- 
Harvested when sugars and tannins maturity have peaked. Each grape variety is vinified separately. Vatting period 3 weeks to a month depending on grape variety. Racking once a day during fermentation phase.