Mourchon is set in the Séguret hills at an altitude of 350 metres where the vineyards are divided into a series of hillside parcels. Owner and Scotsman, Walter McKinlay founded and built the winery in 1997. This gleaming space-age winery wouldn’t look out of place in any ‘New World’ wine producing region. The jewel in the Mourchon crown are the 35 to 55-year-old vines growing in the clay, limestone and grey sandstone which characteristically provide Séguret with its dark color, spicy fruit, full-body and firm structure courtesy of the powerful ripe tannins. They are wines with the ability to age and develop in the cellar for up to a decade. As is typical of the area Grenache is the most widely planted variety and is complemented with Syrah, Carignan and Cinsault. Mourchon’s inaugural vintage was 1998; all grapes are harvested by hand.

Even after 18 months in concrete, the 2015 Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret Tradition is tightly wound. A 60-40 blend of Grenache and Syrah, this medium to full-bodied wine offers crisp blackberry flavors and firm tannins. Give it a year or two after release to settle down, and drink it over the next 5 years or more. Tasted: Dec 17; Drink: 2019-2025; Rating: 89-9 Points; Joe Czerwinski; Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate



SKU 13960
Brand Mourchon
Shipping Weight 1.3333kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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