Vincent Paris Syrah VdP Collines Rhodaniennes

Country: 
France
Region: 
Rhone
Item code: 
FPR172
Vintage: 
2016
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Vdp Collines Rhodaniennes
Wine type: 
Red
Organic: 
Practicing
Vincent Paris
Varietals: 
Syrah (Shiraz)
From young Crozes Hermitage vines
Multiple parcels, varied exposure
Alluvial soils with a lot of rolling rock (galets roulés), which absorb heat and restore the soils in the evening.
Sustainably farmed, including leaf pulling and green harvest.
100% destemmed, temperature controlled fermentation to preserve fruit, three week cuvaison.
Aged nine months in tank.
Limited
89
89
Brilliant ruby-red. Smoke- and spice-accented red and dark berry aromas and flavors reveal subtle olive and tobacco notes in the background. Smooth and light on its feet, showing good clarity and silky tannins that build slowly through the nicely persistent, gently tannic finish.
The Vincent Paris Sélection Syrah is produced from young vines in Crozes-Hermitage, and Monsieur Paris completely de-stems this wine and raised it entirely in tank. The 2016 version is excellent, offering up a bright and vibrant bouquet of black raspberries, a bit of grilled game, pepper, black olive and a fine base of gently autumnal soil. On the palate the wine is fullish, tangy and focused, with a good core, moderate tannins and a long, complex finish. I really like the octane here, as this is listed at 12.5 percent alcohol. This is really very good for a Vins de Pays level bottling! 2018-2026.
Field Publication Computed: 
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Field Rating Computed: 
89\nBrilliant ruby-red. Smoke- and spice-accented red and dark berry aromas and flavors reveal subtle olive and tobacco notes in the background. Smooth and light on its feet, showing good clarity and silky tannins that build slowly through the nicely persistent, gently tannic finish.\n89\nThe Vincent Paris Sélection Syrah is produced from young vines in Crozes-Hermitage, and Monsieur Paris completely de-stems this wine and raised it entirely in tank. The 2016 version is excellent, offering up a bright and vibrant bouquet of black raspberries, a bit of grilled game, pepper, black olive and a fine base of gently autumnal soil. On the palate the wine is fullish, tangy and focused, with a good core, moderate tannins and a long, complex finish. I really like the octane here, as this is listed at 12.5 percent alcohol. This is really very good for a Vins de Pays level bottling! 2018-2026.\n