Flashcards in Other NR Producers Deck (27):
Where did Clape get his vineyards, and when?
He took over his wife's family vines after their marriage; 5ha dating back to 1890 in 1949.
Domaines that harvest at full ripeness, generally a bit later than the rest:
Pied de la Vigne
Plus some St. Peray and CdR
Both punchdowns and pumpovers
Fermentation in concrete, aging for Cornas in 10-12HL foudre
St. Peray is raised in stainless steel
CdR and Vin des Amis aged in foudre
What is Le Vin des Amis?
A blend of young vine Cornas and Syrah from outside the appellation, bottled by Clape as VDF
What is Renaissance?
Clape's young vine bottling from Cornas
How are Allemand's bottlings distinguished?
By age of vines.
Chaillot: vines under 40yo
Reynard: vines over 40yo
Plus the San Souffre, which is Reynard sans sulphur
Who were Allemand's mentors?
Joseph Michel (father of Robert Michel)
Noel and Louis Verset
What pruning technique did Allemand pioneer in Cornas?
Guyot. He was the first to wire-train, period.
Generally whole cluster, but will destem
2-3 days of Carbonic
Guyot, at 10,000 vines per ha (v. more common 5000-6000)
Emphasis on low yields through heavy green harvesting
In what vintages did Allemand produce only one wine?
1990, 2002, 2003
Crozes Hermitage Rouge
Crozes-Hermitage La Guiraude (barrel selection, only in top years)
Vin de Paille (from Crozes)
In which years did Graillot not produce La Guiraude?
1993, 1997, 2000, 2002
First vintage 1988
What are the domaines of Maxime Graillot?
Domaine des Lise, Equis
Domaine dates to 1920 (Yves' grandfather Claude)
First domaine bottling 1947.
Yves took over in 1986.
up from 3.5 in 1986
Whites in 1-4yo barrique for 9mos before bottling
Reds in 1-4yo barrique (age of barrel depending on cuvée) for 18mos before bottling
Partial destemming on reds
VDP in stainless steel and barrel for 6-8mos
Cuilleron: Oak Treatment
100% new on Cote Rotie Terres Sombres and St Joseph Les Serines
50% new on Cote Rotie Bassenon and Madinière
La Petite Cote: workhorse
Chaillets: old vine blend from Izéras and La Côte
Vertige: longer aging - 18mos in cask, dry
Ayguets: sweet, trained on wires in Les Eyguets and La Côte, mix of botrytis and passillerage, 14% abv, 100g/l RS
Bassenon: 90% Syrah, 10% Viognier, 50% new french
Madinière: 50% new french
Terres Sombres: 100% new french
Cuilleron: Saint Joseph
Blanc, Le Lombard: 100% Marsanne
Blanc, Saint-Pierre: 100% Roussanne
Rouge, Les Serines: oldest vines, 100% new french
Who founded Vins de Vienne?
Yves Cuilleron, Pierre Gaillard, Francois Villard
What producer is credited with saving Condrieu in the 1960's?
Georges Vernay, established 1953.
Condrieu: Vernon, La Caille, St. Agathe
Côte-Rôtie: Maison Rouge, Côteaux de Semons, Lancement
Condrieu Terrasses de l'Empire: 40yo vines from St. Agathe, largest in production
Condrieu Chaillées de l'Enfer: from La Caille, from superripe grapes (l'enfer = hell)
Condrieu Coteau du Vernon: flagship, vines back to 1936; site leased by Vernay for 3 generations, bought in 2000.
Côte-Rôtie Maison Rouge: 100% syrah, 1st vintage 1970
Côte-Rôtie Blonde du Seigneur: 8% Viognier, from Bassenon and Lancement