Eternal Gamay but also Viognier
Since the beginning of its venture into wine production, the Sérol family’s mission has been to make its terroir better known and to reveal the different expressions of Gamay in red and rosé.
The parcels planted in Gamay occupy 24 hectares of the domaine and have an average age of 40, with the oldest having 90 years of age. These parcels are very densely planted, with 9,000 vines per hectare.
- A variety with black grapes and white juice, this takes its name from the hamlet of Gamay in the commune of Saint-Aubin, located in the Côte de Beaune. Not widely found outside of France, this variety is planted on just 33,000 hectares of which 30,000 are French, for the most part in the Beaujolais region and the Loire Valley. The Gamay Saint Romain is a variation of this variety that is found only in the Côte Roannaise.
- IIt produces fruity and fleshy reds and rosés.
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The granitic soil of our terroir is also perfect for the full expression of Viognier. Two parcels planted in 2007 and 2008 on a steep hillock with full southern exposure provide a combined area of .99 hectares with 8,400 vines per hectare.
- A variety with white grapes, this has its origins in wild vines from the Rhône. It’s best known as the only variety used for the creation of Condrieu wines.
- High-quality wines of great refinement can be created with Viognier. These are full in the mouth and have a powerful bouquet, with floral notes of violet, as well as highly developed mango and apricot fruit.
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