La Dardouille Red
Domaine Emmanuel Darnaud - Saint Joseph
Red,Saint Joseph
100% Syrah
Emmanuel Darnaud started his domaine in 2001 with just 1.3 hectares of vines but now has 15 hectares, all in Crozes-Hermitage.Since 2010 , the vineyard has been enriched with a new appellation : 1.7 ha of St Joseph . His painstaking work in the vineyard and regard for the fruit in the vinification process have ensured his place amongst the “big boys” with his first 2001 vintage. The quality of his wines has earned him great praise in French and international revues, as well as a place in many Michelin-starred restaurants. "If you like dark, rich, smoky-styled Syrah, this is a domaine for you to try."J. Molesworth.
Northern Côtes du Rhône, on the Eastern bank of the Rhone river. The climate is continental with a Mediterranean influence. Glacial alluviums of smooth pebbles. Vines : 10 to 35 years old - 0.30 acres - Yield : 14.2 Hl/acre
The grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, then cold macerated and fermented in open concrete vats. Maturing in barrels, 1/3 of which are new.
Tasting notes
Dark red with a powerful nose of very ripe cherry and a hint of black olive paste. A very luscious expressive wine to savour and enjoy on all occasions.
Food pairing
Grilled meat such as kid, cold cuts and mild cheeses.
Aging potential
4 years.
Grape varieties
100% Syrah
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202093 Decanter
202093-95 Wine Advocate
202093 Jeb Dunnuck
201992 Wine Spectator
201996 Jeb Dunnuck
201896 Wine Advocate
201892 Wine Enthusiast
Previous rating
201992 Wine Advocate
201895 Jeb Dunnuck
Cassis, crushed violets, ground pepper, and rocking levels of minerality emerge from the 2019 Saint Joseph Lieu-Dit La Dardouille, and this beauty is full-bodied and has a great mid-palate. Its layered, pure, incredibly impressive style is already hard to resist, yet it will unquestionably evolve for 15 years or more
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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