Wine Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Saint-Joseph AOC "Lyseras", 2014
Wine golden straw color.
Determined, fruity, bright taste of the wine shows good balance and harmonious acidity. The finish is round, spicy.
The distinctive aroma of the wine is filled with delicious hints of acacia flowers, yellow plum, ripe pear and apple, subtle nuances of citrus and delicate honey tones.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, such as cod "en papiyot" (in parchment) with cherry tomatoes and a sprig of verbena.
A wonderful wine Saint-Joseph "Lyseras" is made from hand-picked grapes varieties Russan and Marsanne grown in the vineyard area of 5 hectares, which is located in Saint-Joseph appellasone on the eastern and south-eastern slopes in the commune of Chavanay and different sand and granite soils. The vines are planted very densely, maintenance of vineyards is made without using insecticides and pesticides. Assembled by hand harvest carefully sorted and pressed. Fermentation using natural yeast takes place at a controlled temperature in barriques, where it is then carried out malolactic fermentation. Then the wine is aged on the lees for 9 months in oak barriques with regular stirring. Storage capacity wine Saint-Joseph "Lyseras", 2012 from 3 to 7 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 the wine in the bottle.
In 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.