The 2016 vintage was awarded 93 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter at an En Primeur Rhone tasting in October 2017.
Domaine Gramenon 'La Sagesse' 2016 - October 2017 Decanter review
Domaine Gramenon was created in 1978 and is situated in Montbrison-sur-Lez in Drôme provençale, at the bottom of the first pre-Alps foothills, the domain stands at a 350 m altitude in the most northern part of the southern Côtes du Rhône area. The vineyard has been cultivated in a natural and organic way since its creation in 1978. They also felt that they should adopt biodynamic techniques and were certified as biodynamic in 2010. They believe each piece of their land to be specific and have its own identity.
This wine is 100% Grenache.
See blue link below for the excellent, 2017 fiche technique / technical note from the winemakers at Domaine Gramenon.
Domaine Gramenon La Sagesse - fiche technique
The La Sagesse reveals stony notes mixed with spices and red and black fruit aromas. The palate is full and dense, offering fruit flavours and a long, powerful finish. This wine would be a good match with beef rib, red meats or smoked crab and paprika chowder.
ABV = 14.5%.