Domaine Eric & Joel Durand
Empreintes Red | Cornas
100% Syrah
VINIFICATION
TASTING
ACCOLADES
Plots in different parts of the Cornas area. Granite soils. Vines : 15 to 20 years - 3ha - 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 18 to 28 days.
Empreintes is matured in two types of barrel: 20% new and the rest used 1 to 5 times.
Highly concentrated nose of stone fruits and spices. The mouth is very powerful with really tight tannins. This wine is very strong and generous, but also has great delicacy.
Red meat, meat casseroles, grilled meat, game, cheeses.
10 to 15 years
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VINIFICATION
Plots in different parts of the Cornas area. Granite soils. Vines : 15 to 20 years - 3ha - 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 18 to 28 days.
Empreintes is matured in two types of barrel: 20% new and the rest used 1 to 5 times.
TASTING
Highly concentrated nose of stone fruits and spices. The mouth is very powerful with really tight tannins. This wine is very strong and generous, but also has great delicacy.
Red meat, meat casseroles, grilled meat, game, cheeses.
10 to 15 years
ACCOLADES
201793Wine Spectator
201792Wine Advocate
201696 Cellar selectionWine enthusiast
201695Wine Spectator
201693Vinous
201691-93 Jeb Dunnuck
201695Wine Advocate
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