Wine Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Saint-Joseph AOC "L'Amarybelle", 2014, 375 ml
The color of wine - deep ruby.
The wine has a generous, rich flavor with notes of black raspberries, charred earth and roasted herbs, with ripe tannins and a long, elegant finish.
Seductive aroma of the wine reveals fruity and floral notes.
The wine goes well with lamb and pork, such as pork filet mignon under a crust of chorizo.
Great wine "L'Amarybelle" is created from hand-picked grapes that grow in the vineyard, located in appellasone Saint-Joseph (Saint-Joseph). This appellason located on the right bank of the Rhone and gives white wines from grapes and Ruzan Marsan and red wines from Syrah. Hillsides are composed of granite, sand and hard limestone, the climate is harsh, continental, with cold winters and hot summers. The vineyard has southern and south-eastern exposure. Age of vines from which this wine is produced, is 20-40 years. Practiced in the vineyard green grape harvest. The farm does not use pesticides and insecticides.
Grape strict sorting passes partially separated from the combs, then begins the process of fermentation which takes place in open vats with controlled temperature for 3 weeks, with regular remontazhem. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barriques with native yeasts. The wine is aged in barriques for 18 months. "L'Amaribel" can be drunk young or kept for 10 years.
Three generations of the family Kyuyerona Yves (Yves Cuilleron) produced wine from both the father and mother. They owned vineyards on prironskih terraces constructed by the Romans.
In 1920, Yves grandfather on the paternal side - Claude Kyuyeron established a farm. By 1947 he began to sell his wine in bottles. In 1960, Uncle Willow - Antoine Kyuyeron becomes manager of the company. Yves graduated from one of the best schools in France and oenological trained winemakers in the Rhone. In 1987 Yves begins to work in the company and decided to settle in the village Verlё where his mother grew up. In the same year, Yves gets 3.5 ha of land in Condrieu and Saint-Joseph, in 1989 in Cote Rotie. When Antoine Kyuyeron retired parents Willow going to sell land, but he did not hesitate for a second, took over management of the company.
According to Yves, without rigorous approach can not create good products, he wanted to understand and control everything. To be sure in the creation of unique wines Eve rejected all the ideas and refused to be copied by other manufacturers. From the outset, it tracks all stages of production - from planting grapes to bottling wine in butylki.V 1992 Verlё built a new cellar, the expansion of which is produced in 1999. The main modernization took place in 2007, have been redesigned building for production, endurance and wine storage.
Today Yves Kyuyeron is one of the most exciting wine valley Ron, he actively took up the revival of the former glory of the appellation Kondriё. Thanks to careful selection, rejection of insecticides and manual collection, they are high-quality wines. During harvest Yves personally sneaks on terraces, instructing builders to work slowly and carefully. He is committed to continuous improvement of methods of wine production, achieving ever greater complexity and richness of its Kondriё.