Grandes serres - Le Jas des belles - Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages - red
Jas des belles from Grandes Serres is a red Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages produced from Grenache and Syrah. "Jas" means camps in Occitan and refers to the small stone huts that are often erected as shelter for the shepherds. The Shepherd wives were often called "les belles". The grapes in this wine are fermented in temperature controlled steel tanks for 3 weeks with daily stirring (remontage). The finalized wine is stored for 10 months on steel tanks.
- Country : France
- Region : Rhône valley
- Grape variety : Grenache, Syrah
- Classification : AOP Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages
- Color : Red
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 14%
- Storage potential : 5 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Grandes Serres is a winery and negoce business as well. The wine house was created by Camille Serres in 1977 and was taken over by Michel Picard in 2001. A wine house that has a large selection of meridional Rhône wines which often place themselves very well in local French wine guides.
A beautiful garnet red color with violet hues. The nose is discreet and elegant, mainly with hints of herbaceous Provencal shrub vegetation (garrigue), as well as red berries. The palate is round, soft and juicy with hints of mature black berries. The tannins are powerful, but at the same time well-balanced. To serve at 16-18 °C the next 5 years. Perfect with grilled chicken or grilled red meat.