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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Côtes du Vivarais Rouge
50% Syrah, 50% Grenache 40 years average Clay, Limestone 13.8 ha
Côtes du Vivarais Rouge "La Syrare"
Syrah 35 years average Clay .8 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes harvested by hand

• Fermentation is natural and wines are vinified in cement cuves

• Wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered


Côte du Vivarais Rouge:

• Vinification lasts about 20 days

• Pump-overs and punch-downs happen 3 to 4 times a day

• Wine is aged in neutral oak barrels for about 15 months


Côte du Vivarais “La Syrare”:

• Vinification lasts 1 to 1.5 months

• Pump-overs and punch-downs happen 3 to 4 times a day

• Wine is aged in new oak barrels for about 24 months

General Information

Country
France
Region
Southern Rhône
Appellation(s)
Côtes du Vivarais
Producer
Alain Gallety
Founded
1974
Annual Production
4,500 cases
Farming
Organic

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