Cornas Granit 30 2016

Vincent Paris Vintage 2016 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Rhône Appellation Cornas Wine Type Red - Still Varietals Syrah Farming Organic Vineyard Cuvée Granit 30 is made up of two east facing parcels of young vines planted by Paris on the lower slope of lieu-dit Les Mazards. Together the parcels make up 3 hectares of vines which vary in age and rise up to 300 meters of elevation. Soil Granite with a bit of clay, gravel, and limestone Viticulture Paris farms organically incorporating many biodynamic principles. All vineyard work and harvesting is does manually. In order to concentrate the vines growing power, Paris prunes to only four bunches of grapes per vine and removes many of the bunch's surrounding leafs to allow for protection again disease. The vines yield approximately 30 hectoliters per hectare. Vinification Vinification is a combination of partial destemming and whole cluster. Paris uses a combination of stainless steel vat and barrel. Only native yeast is used in the fermentation process and no new wood is ever incorporated. No fining or filtration. Aging Aged for 12 months in a combination of neutral French oak barrique and demi-muid. Production approximately 12,000 bottles Back to Current Releases