Lautaret Red
Domaine Eric & Joel Durand - Saint Joseph
Red,Saint Joseph
100% Syrah
The vineyard is owned by two brothers: Eric and Joël. Their vineyards cover 22 ha (8,5 ha of Saint Joseph , 9.5 ha of Cornas, 2 ha de St peray and 2 ha of Vin de Pays).They took over the family estate and started bottling our wine in 1991.They work hard to ensure their harvests will be fully expressive of the terroir. They love wines that have personality but are still fine and elegant.
Selection of plots high on a hillside (Lautaret) above the village of Chateaubourg. Granite soils. Vines : 25 years old - about a hectare - Yield : 35hl/ha.
The grapes are harvested when their balance is at its best. Fermentation starts after destemming and cold maceration for 4 days at 8°C. The cap is punched every day by hand. Vinification lasts 28 days. LAUTARET is matured in two types of barrel: 20% new and the rest used 3 to 4 times.
Tasting notes
Nose of ripe red fruit with a touch of pepper. A powerful mouth with tannins which are noticeable but fine and elegant.
Food pairing
Red meat, meat casseroles, grilled meat.
Aging potential
10 years
Grape varieties
100% Syrah
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202291-93+ Jeb Dunnuck
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202189-91 Jeb Dunnuck
202091-93 Wine Advocate
202090-92 Jeb Dunnuck
202093 Jeb Dunnuck
201991-93+ Jeb Dunnuck
201994 Wine Advocate
201993 Jeb Dunnuck
201892+ Wine Advocate
201894 Jeb Dunnuck
201892 Wine Spectator
Cassis, darker berries, spice, and peppery, floral notes all emerge from the 2022 Saint Joseph Lautaret, and it's medium to full-bodied, has a broad, layered mouthfeel, and velvety tannins. It's a beautiful Saint Joseph that has tons of potential.
Jeb Dunnuck
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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