Domaine Pierre Usseglio L’Unique Sciaccarello 2022, Vin de France

The Domaine Pierre Usseglio is a family bsiness, created in 1948 by Francis Usseglio from Italy. old. Today, the Pierre Usseglio estate covers 39 hectares, 24 hectares of red Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 1 hectare of white Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 6 hectares of red Lirac, 6 hectares of Côtes-du-Rhône and 2 hectares of Vin de France, which are operated by Pierre’s 2 sons: Jean-Pierre and Thierry Usséglio. Half of our vines are over 65 years old, the other half are around forty years old. The yields obtained are very low, about 20 to 25 hectolitres per hectare, depending on the vintage. This wine is 100% Sciaccarello. The grapes are harvested by hand, 100% destemmed. Vatting is monitored by thermoregulation and lasts between 20-25 days. The wine is aged in stainless steel vats for a period of 6 months and then bottled in the spring. Tasting: The nose reveals notes of freshness and strawberries and cherries, the palate is intense with supple tannins. delicate and unctuous.