Saint-Joseph Babylone 2018

Julien C├ęcillon Vintage 2018 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Rhone Appellation St. Joseph Wine Type Red - Still Varietals Syrah Farming Organic Vineyard 100% Syrah from three parcels: 25-year old vines in Saint Jean de Muzols, 115-year old vines in Tournon (lies perpendicular to the Rhone River), and since 2015, a new parcel in Vion. All parcels face south-east/ east. Total surface area is 0.90ha. Soil Granite Viticulture All work is done by hand. Vine density is 5,000 to 10,000 vines/ha depending on the parcel. Yields average 40 hl/ha. The domaine is close to AB organic certification. Vinification Each parcel is vinified separately. 30% whole cluster, 70% de-stemmed maceration and crushing in open stainless steel and wood tanks for 22 days. Native yeast fermentation, regular punchdowns and pump overs. Malolactic fermentation in 5 year old barrels with only native yeast. Aging Aged for 17 months in 1-6 year old 228-400L barrels. Production 4200 bottles Back to Current Releases