Dauvergne Ranvier

Côtes du Rhône Rouge – Vin Gourmand – 2011

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

Grenache (80%) – Syrah (20%) Planted 1985 round stones and clay + chalky soil 55 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • The roots of this Vin Gourmand 2011 grow on the right bank of the Rhône River on alluvial soils of limestone and marl.
  • The yields stayed under 40 hl/ha in 2011.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Grenache (70%), Syrah (20%), Mourvèdre (10%) grapes.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tank.
  • Aged in stainless steel tanks.
  • Aged for 9 months.
Technical Information
  • 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Combination of Mourvèdre, Carignan and Cinsault.
  • Alcohol 14.5%
  • pH level 3.58
  • Residual sugar (grams/liter) 1.92
  • Acidity (grams/liter) 3.38


87 Points

The dark core of plum paste and black currant fruit is lined with threads of licorice snap and ganache.  Shows modest grip on the finish.  Drink now.

Wine Spectator, September, 2015

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