Dauvergne Ranvier

Côtes Du Rhone Rouge – Vin Gourmand – 2014

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 (70%) – Syrah (30%) Planted 1985 round stones and clay + chalky soil 55 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • François Dauvergne and Jean François Ranvier are two wine lovers who decided to pursue their dreams by creating their own wines. They are involved in each step of the creation, from wine growing & wine making to bottling thanks to strong partnerships with wine growers in the Rhône Valley.
  • The Côtes du Rhône appellation is located between the cities of Vienne and Avignon, it is 44 000ha wide. It makes it the second largest appellation in France (after Bordeaux). The D&R wines are mostly selected from terroirs located on the right bank of the Rhone river on sandy soils. The resulting wines express the genuine appellation style with a modernity.
Harvest Notes

Ageing is led in stainless-steel tanks in order to keep the wine freshness and the fruity aromas.

Winemaker's Notes
  • Grenache expresses the fruity aromas, smoothness and generosity.
  • Syrah enhances the spicy notes and tannins which bring complexity and structure.
  • Serve at room temperature along with roasted beef, pastas, cheese…
Wine Summary
  • Made from Grenache (70%) and Syrah (30%) grapes. 
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks. 
  • Aged in stainless steel tanks. 
  • Aged for 9 months.

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