P&S Ravier Savoie “La Peyse” 2020

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Roussane | Savoie | France | White Wine | Philippe et Sylvain Ravier | 2021 | 0,75 L | 12,5 %
About
Philippe et Sylvain Ravier La Peyse, Savoie Chignin-Bergeron, is a dry white wine crafted exclusively from the Roussanne grape variety, known locally as Bergeron, sourced from the Savoie region in the French Alps. This wine exemplifies the unique characteristics of the Chignin-Bergeron appellation, known for its steep, sunny vineyards that contribute to the rich and aromatic profile of the Roussanne grape. Philippe et Sylvain Ravier's meticulous viticulture and winemaking practices ensure a wine that captures the essence of its alpine terroir.
Producer
At Domaine Ravier, wine has been a family affair for generations. It is first of all Philippe, a descendant of a family of Savoyard winegrowers and ardent and passionate about working the land and the vines. His path was traced from an early age. Since 2004, Sylvain has joined his father in the great adventure of wine and shares with him this passion, pride in a job well done, and respect for the terroir. Located on the slopes of the Massif des Bauges and the “La Savoyarde” mountain, the Chignin Bergeron cru benefits from exceptional conditions for the Roussanne grape variety (Bergeron in Savoie) which can be placed at the top of the pyramid of fine Savoie wines, our wines have a surprising aromatic complexity. The remarkable exposure of their vines also makes their Mondeuses exceptional red wines.
Tasting notes

Philippe et Sylvain Ravier La Peyse, Savoie Chignin-Bergeron reveal an enticing bouquet of ripe apricots, honeyed peaches, and white flowers, with subtle hints of almond and a touch of minerality. On the palate, it offers a well-balanced acidity and a creamy texture, with flavors of stone fruits, citrus zest, and a delicate floral finish. This wine is celebrated for its aromatic intensity, depth, and the harmonious integration of its fruit and mineral components.

Pairing

Philippe et Sylvain Ravier La Peyse pairs beautifully with seafood dishes such as scallops in a beurre blanc sauce or grilled salmon, where its acidity and richness enhance the flavors of the seafood. It also complements alpine cheeses like Beaufort and Comté, providing a refreshing contrast and elevating the overall dining experience with its vibrant and nuanced character.

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Philippe et Sylvain Ravier
At Domaine Ravier, wine has been a family affair for generations. It is first of all Philippe, a descendant of a family of Savoyard winegrowers and ardent and passionate about working the land and the vines. His path was traced from an early age. Since 2004, Sylvain has joined his father in the great adventure of wine and shares with him this passion, pride in a job well done, and respect for the terroir. Located on the slopes of the Massif des Bauges and the “La Savoyarde” mountain, the Chignin Bergeron cru benefits from exceptional conditions for the Roussanne grape variety (Bergeron in Savoie) which can be placed at the top of the pyramid of fine Savoie wines, our wines have a surprising aromatic complexity. The remarkable exposure of their vines also makes their Mondeuses exceptional red wines.
Roussanne is a white-wine grape and its wines are characterized by herbal aromas with green tea hint. On the palate it usually exhibit yellow apple and honey with eminent intensity. In the blends with Marsanne, it gives aromatic intensity to complement its richer counterpart's body and structure.
The vineyards of Savoie are situated in the foothills and valleys of the French Alps, benefiting from a cool climate and diverse terroirs. The region primarily produces white wines, although some red and rosé wines are also made. The key grape varieties grown in Savoie include Jacquère, Altesse (also known as Roussette), Mondeuse, Gamay, and Pinot Noir.