Maison Stephan Cote Rotie Les Binardes 2018

  • $ 97.99


Tags: Cote Rotie, France, French red, Natural, Northern Rhone, Organic Wine, Red Wine, Rhone, Syrah, Viognier

90% SYRAH, 10% VIOGNER • Harvested by hand and brought into a cold room to concentrate fruit profile • Carbonic maceration. Whole cluster added to a stainless saturated with carbonic gas • 2 weeks of infusion without punchdown. Intracellular Fermentation during that time. • Wine will age for 12 months in stainless steel tank only to keep a maximum of freshness and fruit • 3 rackings are performed during the vinification to remove lees • Bottling takes place on a fruit day and a descending moon.

“Les Binardes” is a single parcel belonging to the village of Tupin, in the côte blonde. The terroir is delicate and the vinification emphasis the fruit and freshness. Everything is worked by hand and with a winch. Special Gobelet pruning called cabane to elevate grapes. They work the soil with pickaxe.


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