Dauvergne Ranvier

Côte Rôtie – Vin Rare – 2009

Region: France - Rhone

Dauvergne Ranvier

Jean-François Ranvier and François Dauvergne teamed up to create a very unique approach to building a brand focused on quality from vine to finished wine.

Grapes / Soils

Syrah (99%) – Viognier (1%) Planted 1975 granite 2 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Côte Rôtie is one of the most famous appellations of the Rhone Valley.
  • The granite soils are mostly situated on very steep terraces and can be labored only by hand.
  • The average yield is very low with 38 hl/ha.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Syrah grapes.
  • Fermented in small tanks.
  • Aged in French oak barrel.
  • Aged for 18 months.
Technical Information
  • Our 2009 Cote Rotie has 2% Viognier in the blend in addition to the Syrah.
  • Most of the blend comes from a plot situated in Ampuis (“Les Roziers”) and is associated to other grapes coming from Tupin-Semons (“But de Mont”).
  • The grapes have been fully destemmed and have macerated during 25 days.
  • The wine has been aged during 14 months in barrels.

General Info

Country France
Region Rhone Valley
Appellation(s) Nearly every appelation in the Rhone Valley
Proprietors François Dauvergne and Jean-François Ranvier
Founded 2004
Winemaker Jean-François Ranvier
Annual Production 40,000 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable