André PerretSaint-Joseph Les Grisières 2020Product code: 14311
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André Perret Saint-Joseph Les Grisières is a rich and flavorful red wine with a complex bouquet of black fruits, spices, and mineral notes. This wine is made from 100% Syrah grapes grown in the Saint-Joseph appellation of the Northern Rhone Valley in France. The grapes are handpicked and carefully sorted before undergoing traditional vinification in stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged for 12 months in oak barrels, which adds complexity, structure, and depth to the final product. This medium-bodied wine is best served slightly chilled and pairs well with grilled meats, game, and strong cheeses. It is a true representation of the best of the Northern Rhone Valley.
A big-structured wine but with very noble tannins. Statuesque but finely-chiselled. Intensely salty bramble, black cherry and cassis fruit. Explosive, large-framed flavours with huge depth
About the Winery
The story of André Perret remains closely knit with the life of its owner, André Perret. André studied biology and graduated in the same field. However, throughout his education, his passion and love for growing grapevines did not leave him. This infatuation compelled him to return to his home village and 1982 and take over his father’s business.
Gradually, André started to convert and introduce various new measures in the vineyards owned by his family. He acquired vines from multiple sources. In addition, he transformed arboricultural operations by renting vineyard lands and obtaining them. Since the beginning of his ventures, André aspired and aimed to preserve the natural elements and quality of the terroir. He worked uniquely and constructively. It ensured that the environmental aspects of the property did not get destroyed at all. He did so even if and when nature imposed multiple restrictions and constraints on his operations.
The vineyards of André Perret remain located in the hillside of Verlieu in the Chavanay commune. The land stretches over a distance of approximately 13 hectares on the Rhône river’s right bank. It allows the region to experience several benefits when it comes to climatic conditions. It consists of optimal amounts of rainfall, sunshine, and wind currents. These elements nourish the terroir and aid in the vinification process.
André Perret functions with its vineyards on steep slopes. They remain organised and arranged in terraces. The winery insists on avoiding and preventing the use and application of systematic and chemical treatments on the planted grapevines and the soil. Furthermore, it controls and regulates the overall yield of the matured grapes during the harvest season. Hence, the total number of produced wines are generally less in number. It gets done to meet the authenticity and quality requirements and expectations of the drinkers.