Vintage 2021

Côtes du Rhône, `Le Temps est Venu`, Domaine Stéphane Ogier

Domaine Stéphane Ogier
Product Code: OG28ZZRC

Tasting Notes

A round, seamless ,incredibly pretty style as well as assorted red and black cherry fruits, notes of peppery spice and flowers, soft tannins and a great finish. A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, it`s a delicious Côtes du Rhône to enjoy over the coming 5-6 years.

Profile

Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
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FRANCE
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            [Notes1] => A round, seamless ,incredibly pretty style as well as assorted red and black cherry fruits, notes of peppery spice and flowers, soft tannins and a great finish. A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, it`s a delicious Côtes du Rhône to enjoy over the coming 5-6 years.
		
			
			
			

            [Notes2] => From a 17 hectare estate that covers Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu, St. Joseph and the Seyssuel in the Northern Rhône as well as vineyards on the Plan de Dieu and Visan in the Southern Rhône. The vineyards in the Southern Rhône are located on flat limestone/clay soils with quartz stones on the surface (Plan de Dieu) and on rolling hills of sandy clay/limestone in Visan. The climate is Mediterranean and the land is swept by the nortehrly Mistral winds. Le Temps est Venu comes from Grenache (60%), Syrah (35%) an Mourvèdre (5%). The vineyard work is done with with minimum intervention and the grapes are harvested by hand.
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‘Belle Helene’ 1999 when he was only twenty two but it is in recent years that his talent has
begun to mature into a confident, consistent brilliance.
Stéphane studied in Beaune for five years and it is clear the influence that Burgundy has had on his style of wines. He has adopted a
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Much of his success however is not due to the brilliance of his wines from the famous appellation of Côte-Rôtie but rather to his
exploration and development of hitherto unfashionable and long ignored areas of Vin de Pays in the Northern Rhône. The huge
following for his wines from the six hectare La Rosine vineyard situated between Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu has subsequently
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producing 12 different Côte-Rôtie alone. He de-stems the reds depending on the vineyard and the vintage and whilst still maturing most of the range in 228 litre barrels, uses significantly less new oak than in his youth. He looks for tension in his whites, occasionally partially blocking the malolactic 
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                    [Notes2] => Northern Rhône
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great promise from an early age, receiving 100 points from Robert Parker for his Côte-Rôtie
‘Belle Helene’ 1999 when he was only twenty two but it is in recent years that his talent has
begun to mature into a confident, consistent brilliance.
Stéphane studied in Beaune for five years and it is clear the influence that Burgundy has had on his style of wines. He has adopted a
pragmatic approach to his vinification process, partially de-stemming for some cuvees, doing pre-fermentation cold soaks when
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fruit. Extraction for his reds is achieved by gentle pump over and the occasional déléstage and skin contact is limited usually limited to
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Much of his success however is not due to the brilliance of his wines from the famous appellation of Côte-Rôtie but rather to his
exploration and development of hitherto unfashionable and long ignored areas of Vin de Pays in the Northern Rhône. The huge
following for his wines from the six hectare La Rosine vineyard situated between Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu has subsequently
encouraged many other growers in the area to seek out similar types of land for planting. After recent purchases the domaine’s vineyard
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producing 12 different Côte-Rôtie alone. He de-stems the reds depending on the vineyard and the vintage and whilst still maturing most of the range in 228 litre barrels, uses significantly less new oak than in his youth. He looks for tension in his whites, occasionally partially blocking the malolactic 
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                    [Notes2] => Northern Rhône
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Stéphane Ogier is already a regional hero for the Northern Rhône Valley. Stéphane showed
great promise from an early age, receiving 100 points from Robert Parker for his Côte-Rôtie
‘Belle Helene’ 1999 when he was only twenty two but it is in recent years that his talent has
begun to mature into a confident, consistent brilliance.
Stéphane studied in Beaune for five years and it is clear the influence that Burgundy has had on his style of wines. He has adopted a
pragmatic approach to his vinification process, partially de-stemming for some cuvees, doing pre-fermentation cold soaks when
required and mixing the length of the barrel ageing, particularly after the first year, depending on the vintage and the quality of the
fruit. Extraction for his reds is achieved by gentle pump over and the occasional déléstage and skin contact is limited usually limited to
the length of the alcoholic fermentation.
Much of his success however is not due to the brilliance of his wines from the famous appellation of Côte-Rôtie but rather to his
exploration and development of hitherto unfashionable and long ignored areas of Vin de Pays in the Northern Rhône. The huge
following for his wines from the six hectare La Rosine vineyard situated between Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu has subsequently
encouraged many other growers in the area to seek out similar types of land for planting. After recent purchases the domaine’s vineyard
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producing 12 different Côte-Rôtie alone. He de-stems the reds depending on the vineyard and the vintage and whilst still maturing most of the range in 228 litre barrels, uses significantly less new oak than in his youth. He looks for tension in his whites, occasionally partially blocking the malolactic 
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                    [Notes4] =>  Whereas many wine producers take a lifetime to make wines of note, at thirty eight years of age
Stéphane Ogier is already a regional hero for the Northern Rhône Valley. Stéphane showed
great promise from an early age, receiving 100 points from Robert Parker for his Côte-Rôtie
‘Belle Helene’ 1999 when he was only twenty two but it is in recent years that his talent has
begun to mature into a confident, consistent brilliance.
Stéphane studied in Beaune for five years and it is clear the influence that Burgundy has had on his style of wines. He has adopted a
pragmatic approach to his vinification process, partially de-stemming for some cuvees, doing pre-fermentation cold soaks when
required and mixing the length of the barrel ageing, particularly after the first year, depending on the vintage and the quality of the
fruit. Extraction for his reds is achieved by gentle pump over and the occasional déléstage and skin contact is limited usually limited to
the length of the alcoholic fermentation.
Much of his success however is not due to the brilliance of his wines from the famous appellation of Côte-Rôtie but rather to his
exploration and development of hitherto unfashionable and long ignored areas of Vin de Pays in the Northern Rhône. The huge
following for his wines from the six hectare La Rosine vineyard situated between Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu has subsequently
encouraged many other growers in the area to seek out similar types of land for planting. After recent purchases the domaine’s vineyard
holdings now cover just over 12 ha. three and half in Côte-Rôtie, the six ha on the right bank of the Rhône and one and a half ha in the
exciting, newly re-planted vineyard area of Seyssuel to the north of Vienne, on the eastern side of the Rhône. He also owns 1.2 ha of
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About this product +

Producer >

Up until 1982, Stéphane’s father, Michel, sold all the fruit to local négociants and only began making some wine at the domaine in 1983. All this changed in 1997 with the return of Stéphane after five years’ study in Burgundy when he immediately set about increasing the domaine’s size with the purchase of parcels of vineyard and unplanted land in Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu and Seyssuel as well as in the Southern Rhône on the Plan de Dieu. His years in Burgundy have heavily influenced his vinification techniques. Stéphane likes to ferment all the parcels separately, now producing 12 different Côte-Rôtie alone. He de-stems the reds depending on the vineyard and the vintage and whilst still maturing most of the range in 228 litre barrels, uses significantly less new oak than in his youth. He looks for tension in his whites, occasionally partially blocking the malolactic fermentation when needed.

Viticulture >

From a 17 hectare estate that covers Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu, St. Joseph and the Seyssuel in the Northern Rhône as well as vineyards on the Plan de Dieu and Visan in the Southern Rhône. The vineyards in the Southern Rhône are located on flat limestone/clay soils with quartz stones on the surface (Plan de Dieu) and on rolling hills of sandy clay/limestone in Visan. The climate is Mediterranean and the land is swept by the nortehrly Mistral winds. Le Temps est Venu comes from Grenache (60%), Syrah (35%) an Mourvèdre (5%). The vineyard work is done with with minimum intervention and the grapes are harvested by hand.

Winemaking >

Traditional hand picking of the grapes. Each plot is sorted separately duringpicking then on the sorting table before the entry into the winery. Wine making using the whole bunch in order to keep the best of terroirexpression, in thermoregulated concrete vat. Use of indegenous yeasts during fermentation. Aging of 10 months in concrete vat.

Awards +

"Rank 62 in the top 100 Wine Spectator.
90 Pts by the Wine Advocate (Robert Parker)."


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