Dauvergne Ranvier

Côtes du Rhône Rouge – Vin Gourmand – 2012

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
  • Vineyard Characteristics
  • Size of vineyard (acres): 4
  • Soil composition: sandy soil
  • Training method: double cordon of Royat
  • Vines/acre: 4500
  • Yield/acre (tons): 40hl/ha
  • Year vineyard planted: 1990
Harvest Notes
  • Varietal composition: 70% grenache 20% syrah 10% cinsaut.
  • Harvest time: mid September to early October.
  • Fermentation container: stainless steel tank.
  • Length of alcoholic fermentation (days): 15-20.
  • Fermentation temperature (°F): 75.
  • Cooperage: French.
  • Length of aging before bottling: 9 months.
  • Length of bottle aging: 2 months.
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
  • Alcohol: 13.9%
  • pH level: 3.8
  • Residual sugar (grams/liter): 1.77
  • Acidity (grams/liter): 2.82
  • Dry extract (grams/liter): 27.4

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