Winery Saint-Bénézet - Bordex Collection Syrah - Grenache

Winery Saint-BénézetBordex Collection Syrah - Grenache

The Bordex Collection Syrah - Grenache of Winery Saint-Bénézet is a red wine from the region of Costières-de-Nîmes of Rhone Valley.
This wine generally goes well with beef, game (deer, venison) or lamb.

Details and technical informations about Winery Saint-Bénézet's Bordex Collection Syrah - Grenache.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Couderc noir

Natural interspecific crossing between Jaeger 70 (Vitis Rupestris x Vitis Lincecumii) and an unknown Vitis Vinifera discovered by Eugène Contassot, the seeds from this crossing having been offered to/seeded by Georges Couderc. This direct-producing hybrid was the most widely planted, particularly in the south of France. There are still a few strains in production today, but it is practically no longer multiplied, although it is registered in the Official Catalogue of Vine Varieties, list A1. - Synonymy: Couderc 7120, Contassot 20 (for all the synonyms of the varieties, click here!).

Informations about the Winery Saint-Bénézet

The winery offers 49 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.5.
It is in the top 2130 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Costières-de-Nîmes in the region of Rhone Valley

The Winery Saint-Bénézet is one of wineries to follow in Costières-de-Nîmes.. It offers 36 wines for sale in the of Costières-de-Nîmes to come and discover on site or to buy online.

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The wine region of Costières-de-Nîmes

The wine region of Costières-de-Nîmes is located in the region of Rhône méridional of Rhone Valley of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Scamandre or the Château d'Or et de Gueules produce mainly wines red, pink and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Costières-de-Nîmes are Mourvèdre, Roussanne and Viognier, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Costières-de-Nîmes often reveals types of flavors of non oak, thyme or raisin and sometimes also flavors of clove, cocoa or coffee.

The wine region of Rhone Valley

The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in Southeastern France. It follows the North-south course of the Rhône for nearly 240 km, from Lyon to the Rhône delta (Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast. The Length of the valley means that Rhône wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and mesoclimates. The viticultural areas of the region cover such a distance that there is a widely accepted division between its northern and southern parts.

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