Domaine de La Janasse Principaute d'Orange Terre de Bussiere Rouge Magnum 2020
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Rosso rubino intenso.
Note di frutta rossa e cuoio.
Ben strutturato, la cuvée Terre de Bussière combina la delicatezza del Merlot con una verve meridionale più classica, su note di frutti neri e cuoio.
|VINES||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, 55% Merlot, 25% Syrah, 10% Grenache|
|FORMAT||1,50 L Magnum|
|LOCATION||La località conosciuta come "Bussière" è un terreno alluvionale ghiaioso ai confini dell'Ouvèze, nel comune di Courthézon (Francia)|
|GROUND||Terreno alluvionale ghiaioso.|
|REFINEMENT||In botti, per i Merlot (di cui 1/3 sono botti nuove), e in tini di cemento, per 12 mesi.|
|WINEMAKING||Diraspatura al 90% poi macerazione da 12 a 15 giorni.|
|PRODUCTION||Le viti sono coltivate senza pesticidi né insetticidi e il concime è naturale.|
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Name: Domaine de la Janasse
Start-up year: 1973
Cultivated hectares: 90
Winemaker name: Isabelle Sabon and Christophe Sabon
Address: 27, Chemin du Moulin Courthezon (France)
Web Site: www.lajanasse.com
In 1967, Aimé Sabon came back from his military service. He took over his fathers vines, who used to take his grapes to the wine cooperative. In 1973, Aimé built his own cellar. Domaine de la Janasse was born and named after the family farm that was in Courthézon, in the locality of La Janasse. Aimé was ambitious. He knew he had fabulous soil and he wanted to expand the estate by acquiring new plots. From 15 hectares at the very beginning, La Janasse has now reached more than 90 hectares. Due to its fragmented structure -more than sixty plots- the area of La Janasse covers a mosaic of terroirs. Thorough research on soil, exposure and microclimates helped to ideally organize the vineyard. White varieties and syrahs were preferably planted on sandy limestones, exposed eastward of the appellation in order to preserve freshness, acidity and fineness. Mourvedres were planted on clay-limestone soils covered with river rocks so as to reach perfect maturity.