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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Condrieu
Viognier 15 yrs avg Granite 1.5 ha
Condrieu “Chéry”
Viognier 50 yrs avg Granite, Mica, Schist 2.8 ha
Condrieu “Clos Chanson”
Viognier 40 yrs avg Granite, Clay 0.5 ha
Saint Joseph
Blanc
50% Marsanne, 50% Roussanne 30 yrs avg Granite 1 ha
Côtes du Rhône
Rouge
Syrah 30 yrs avg Granite 0.3 ha
Saint Joseph
Rouge
Syrah 20 yrs avg Granite, Sand 3.5 ha
Saint Joseph Rouge
“Les Grisières”
Syrah 40 yrs avg Granite, Sand 1 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vineyards face south-southeast
• All vineyard work is done manually
• Green harvesting in July or August
• Leaves thinned out

Condrieu:
• Yield of 40 hL/ha
• Half fermented in stainless steel, half in barrique (25% new)
• Aged for one year on fine lees before bottling

Condrieu “Chéry”:
• Single-vineyard bottling, from the Coteau de Chéry, which is one of the appellation’s most prized vineyards
• Yield of 35 hL/ha
• One third fermented in stainless steel, two thirds in barrique (25% new)
• Aged for one year on fine lees in barrique, then another three months in stainless steel before bottling

Condrieu “Clos Chanson”:
• Single-vineyard bottling from a walled and terraced vineyard
• Yield of 35 hL/ha
• Fermented in barrique (25% new)
• Aged for one year in barrique (25% new)

Saint Joseph Blanc:
• Yield of 37 hL/ha
• Half fermented in stainless steel, half in barrique (20% new)
• Aged for one year in barrique (20% new)

Côtes du Rhône Rouge:
• Fermented in stainless steel
• Aged for one year in barrique
• No longer produced; last vintage was 2011

Saint Joseph Rouge:
• Terraced vineyards
• Yield of 37 hL/ha
• Grapes are 100% de-stemmed
• Maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks lasts 2 to 3 weeks
• Aged for one year in 400-liter barrels and barriques (20% new)

Saint Joseph Rouge “Les Grisières”:
• Terraced vineyards
• Yield of 35 hL/ha
• Grapes are 100% de-stemmed
• Maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks lasts 2 to 3 weeks
• Aged for 18 months in 400-liter barrels and barriques (30% new)

General Information

Country
France
Region
Northern Rhône
Appellation(s)
Condrieu, Saint Joseph, Côtes du Rhône
Producer
André Perret
Founded
1985
Annual Production
4,500 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée

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