A Sybarite is a person who is self-indulgent in their search for sensuous luxury. Chatagnier’s Sybarite is a blend of Syrah from 4 communes: Ardoix, Charnas, Malleval, and Limony, all hailing from granite soils and south-southeastern exposure.
Font Levat, Rouelle Nord
Vines planted in1990s
Vineyard size3.5 ha including all St Joseph vines
100% destemmed. Natural yeast fermentation in fiberglass tanks. 3 pumpovers per day. Maceration à chaud at 30-32ºC
Elevage12-15 months in barrels (⅔ new)
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Total production average13,000 bottles