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Brézème – Vieille Serine, 2013

By Eric Texier

  • Region: Rhône
  • Country: France
  • Colour: Red
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.
    • Low sulphite.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 15 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Like all my reds, no destemming (whole cluster, crushed), native yeasts. Aged for 30 months in 10 years old 1/2muids., From 65 old syrah, locally called serine, grown on the very unique limestrone marls of Brézème (one of the very few limestone terroirs of the Northern Rhone)., Brézème is one of the coolest terroirs from this area and the syrah there tends to show its genetic link to the Mondeuse from Savoie : wild and mineral.

    About Eric Texier

    Rhône, France

    I became a vigneron, in the almost forgotten vineyard area of Brézème (Northern Rhone). My goals and methodology were born through reading, visits to traditional winemakers and sustainable farms around the world. My winemaking is very old school and very minimalist and my main concern as a vigneron is the soil.