Johann Michel Cuvee Grain Noir
Domaine Johann Michel
France - Rhone Valley

Well structured and round, Cuvee Grain Noir displays red fruit, leather, black cherry, liquorice and black berry aromas. This special cuvee is expressive, deep, rich, silky and juicy - truly delicious.

Wine Type
100% Syrah
Soil type
sand & decomposed granite
Manual harvest. 100% destemming, 3 weeks tank fermentation, daily remontage and pigeage. Malolactic fermentation in oak and aging on the lees for 12-18 months (2-4 year old barrels).

Reviews and News

2016 Domaine Johann Michel Grain Noir - 89 PTS - VINOUS

2016 Domaine Johann Michel Grain Noir - 89 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo"Brilliant ruby. Smoke-accented dark berries, cherry and licorice on the perfumed nose. Juicy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors are complemented by a touch of cracked pepper and an olive nuance. The licorice and floral notes repeat on a nicely persistent finish shaped by supple, even tannins. - Josh Raynolds"

- Antonio Galloni's Vinous (April 2018), 89 pts

Producer Information: Domaine Johann Michel

Johann Michel is a self-taught winemaker who discovered his passion while tasting old bottles of wine with his grandfather. His first vintage was 1997. He works alongside his wife Emmanuelle, ...
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