Domaine de Boisseyt Saint Joseph Izeras 2019

Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Northern Rhone
Grape Variety: 100% Syrah
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Viticulture: Organic Farming

Climate: Continental climate with harsh winters but warm summers. Its climate is influenced by the mistral wind, which brings colder air from the Massif Central
Terroir: 0.7 hectares of vines were planted in 1965 at the “Izeras” plot. The vines grow on a soilbed of Muscovite granite. Average age of vines is 60 years
Ageing: Manually harvested grapes transported to vats of 30HL – 20% in whole bunches. Fermentation is carried out using indigenous yeasts. Aged for 22 months in 50% demi-muids and 50% in barrels

Color: Ruby red
Nose: Bright aromas of red fruits, spices and liquorice
Palate: The Saint-Joseph “Izeras” shines with its freshness and tension. Elegant tannins over notes of red fruits

About the Winery:
The first mention of Domaine De Boisseyt ‘Viniblio de Boissie’ dates back to the 14th Century. However, it is more recently (after the French Revolution in 1797) that Domaine De Boisseyt was formed. Family run for six generations by the Chol family, Didier and Agnes Chol decided to retire after their children did not want to take over the winery. They chose to sell to winemaking partners Olivier Decelle and Pierre-Jean Villa in 2017 and appreciated that the acquisition would allow for transmission to the next generation.

Domaine de Boisseyt has an annual production of 5,000 cases produced from 24 acres spread among Côte-Rotie, Condrieu, St-Joseph and Vin de Pays, which includes some legendary plots. Both Decelle and Villa are committed to sustainability, with an aim to convert the entire estate to organic viticulture and re-establish Domaine De Boisseyt as one of the great Northern Rhone producers.