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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Collines Rhodaniennes Syrah
Syrah Planted between 1995 and 2007 Granite 1.35 ha
IGP Syrah “L’Art Zélé”
Syrah 15 years Schist .75 ha
Saint Joseph Rouge
Syrah Planted between 1979 and 2007 Granite 6.4 ha
Saint Joseph Rouge “Vieilles Vignes”
Syrah Planted between 1937 and 1976 Granite .9 ha
Côte-Rôtie
90% Syrah, 10% Viognier Planted between 1993 and 2008 Schist, Clay 1.7 ha
Côte-Rôtie “Emporium”
Syrah 20 years Schist 2.5
Saint Joseph Blanc
60% Marsanne, 40% Roussanne Planted between 1979 and 1998 Granite 1.5 ha
Condrieu
Viognier Planted between 1976 and 2007 Granite 3.3 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Collines Rhodaniennes Syrah:

• Grapes are 80% de-stemmed

• 10 day maceration in temperature-controlled cuves

• Daily pump-overs and punch-downs

• Malolactic fermentation in demi-muids

• Aged for 6 months in 3 to 10 year old demi-muids

• Vineyards are located on plateaus at higher altitude than Saint Joseph


IGP Syrah “L’Art Zélé” :

• The name, which could be translated to “zealous, enthusiastic Art” is a play on words on the name of the lieu-dit where these vines grow: “L’Arselié”

• Grapes from young vines in the Côte Rôtie AOC

• Daily pump-overs and punch-downs

• Vinified in open, temperature-controlled cement vats

• Aged for 15 months in 5 to 15 year-old demi-muid


Saint Joseph Rouge:

• Vines are located around the domaine, planted on steep slopes (up to 35%) facing south, south-east

• Hand harvested and 60 to 70% of grapes are de-stemmed

• Fermentation lasts 15 to 20 days

• Pump-overs occur twice daily

• Aged for 12 months in foudres (24 – 35 hl), demi-muids (600-L), barrels (228-L); only 10% new oak is used in the rotation of barrels


Saint Joseph Rouge “Vieilles Vignes” :

• Hand harvested

• 70 to 80% of grapes are de-stemmed

• Fermentation lasts 15 to 20 days

• Pump-overs occur twice daily

• Aged for 15 months in oak demi-muids (600-L) and barrels (220-L)


Côte-Rôtie:

• Vines planted on steep slopes (with a grade of up to 45%) facing south by south-east, from two parcels in Côte Brune (Fourvier and Le Plomb)

• Hand harvested

• 70 to 80% of grapes are de-stemmed

• Fermentation lasts 18 to 22 days

• Pump-overs occur twice daily

• Aged for 18 months in oak demi-muids (600-L) and barrels (220-L), of which 30% are new


Côte-Rôtie “Emporium”:

• “Emporium” is sourced exclusively from the Fourvier lieu-dit

• Hand harvested

• 70 to 80% of grapes are de-stemmed

• Fermentation lasts 18 to 22 days

• Pump-overs occur twice daily

• Aged for 27 months in oak demi-muids (600-L) and barrels (220-L)


Saint-Joseph Blanc:

• Vines planted on steep slopes (with a grade of up to 35%) facing south by south-east

• Grapes are hand picked and pressed in a pneumatic press

• Fermentation in stainless steel cuves

• Ages for 10 months on lees, 30% in 1 to 5 year-old barrels, 70% in stainless steel

• Blend changes slightly every year


Condrieu:

• Vines planted on steep slopes (with a grade of up to 55%) facing south by south-east

• Grapes are hand picked and pressed gently in a pneumatic press

• Fermentation in stainless steel cuves

• Aged 11 months on lees, 10% new barrels, 30% 2 to 5 year-old barrels, and 60% stainless steel

General Information

Country
France
Region
Northern Rhône
Appellation(s)
Collines Rhodaniennes, Saint Joseph, Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu
Producer
Philippe Faury
Founded
1979
Annual Production
2,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.domaine-faury.fr

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