‘Bel Horizon’ IGP Syrah

Bel Horizon comes from several scattered parcels of Syrah bordering on St Joseph and Crozes Hermitage appellations. Most of the blend comes from vines that are over 80 years old and had been previously classified as AOC.

 

Vintage
2016
Appellation
Rhône Valley
Varietals
Syrah
Alcohol
12.0%
Soil Type
Granite (secheras), Erome (decomposed granite / clay), Tournon (Granite tournon)
Vine Age
70% of the grapes come from 80 year-old vines, 30% from young vines
Farming Practices
Sustainably Farmed
Annual Production
317 Cases
Vinification Method
90% destemmed. Native yeast, 20 days maceration. 90% in used barrels 4 - 5 years. 10 months elevage.