Domaine Les Serrals Sur Le Zinc! 2021
Syrah + Carignan
Faugères, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
From the importer-
Chloé and Fred met when Fred had what he called "a boring job" in the petroleum industry and Chloé and left her career working for various non-profits, having fallen in love with wine working for an importer in London. He managed to charm Chloé by taking her to a bunch of "old people's" restaurants in Paris as he was a true fan of white tablecloth establishments and old-school fine dining. Over the next few years of searching for the perfect place to settle down with their two young children, they ultimately decided to dive in head-first and established Domaine Les Serrals in Faugères after finding the perfect plot of 6.4 hectares of vines in 2016.
The vin de soif - or cuvée de "Bouchon Lyonnais" - this is their entry level glou glou made with the Côte de Brouilly in mind more so than the south of France. Harvested early, syrah is given the carbonic treatment and some free-run carignan juice is added for some backbone. It's a fresh, clean wine fermented and raised in stainless