- Category: Syrah
Domaine Barou is an independent vineyard and produces 17 acres of AOC and VdP
Wines, including St. Joseph Red, Condrieu, and VdPs Syrah, Viognier, and Marsanne. Organically farmed, this family winery focuses on showcasing the varietals and bringing out the maximum of “terroir” expression.
From the steep Rhone slopes near St. Joseph, a delightful red wine that will complement anyone’s table.
An expressive wine with notes of black cherry and cassis and the nuance of cedar and tarragon this well-balanced and harmonious red is quite versatile and will pair well with many foods from tomato sauces to barbecues, to fowl and red meats as well as cheeses and dark chocolate.
Organically grown, hand-picked and produced with care, this wine may have slight sediment or “wine diamonds” on the bottom, which is a sign of quality.
Details on Domaine Barou SYRAH :
Location: Collines Rhoadaniennes near St. Joseph
Type of soil: granitic composition
13% alcohol by volume
Summer pruning of grapes to limit yields
Grapes picked by hand, then de-stemmed
Cold maceration for 2 days followed by fermentation with indigenous yeasts over 2 weeks with skins followed by maturation in tank for over 6 months