Domaine Georges Vernay, Côte-Rôtie "la Blonde Du Seigneur" 2018 - 0,75L
The Côte-Rôtie "La Blonde du Seigneur" from Domaine Georges Vernay is a blend of 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. The vines are 30 years old on average. They are located on steep hillsides and are maintained manually.
The grapes are destemmed and vinified in stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged for 18 months in barrels.
The peony, characteristic of Côte-Rôtie wines is well present on the nose. Beautiful fullness in the mouth with a silky texture.
This wine can be kept in the cellar for about thirty years without any problem.
Domaine Georges Vernay is a family estate founded in 1940.
Christine Vernay, the 3rd generation, is now at the head of the 24-hectare estate, which covers 3 mythical appellations of the Rhône Valley: Condrieu (10ha), Côte-Rôtie (6ha) and Saint-Joseph (2ha), as well as 2 IGP Syrah and Viognier (6ha).
The estate is certified in organic farming.
The wines are rich and powerful with a beautiful energy. A domain recognized all over the world for the quality of its wines.