Our vines for this wine are planted on the 4 differents soils of the appellation: limestone, pebbles, sandstone-clay and sands. But the most important place of our vineyard is located on the famous plateau of "La Crau", on rolled pebbles, where we have the most part of our Grenaches, the dominant grape of this cuvées.
Harvested by hand, picked when fully mature and also sorted by hand, light crushing and destemming permanent temperature control during fermentation, traditional maceration (about one month), ageing in big oak barrels upon the vintage.
2017 vintage Tasting:
Deep ruby red colour with purples hues.
Intense nose with Blueberry and other black fruit flavours, hints of spice and mineral notes.
Well-balanced mouth on a dominating taste of ripe black fruit with menthol notes and soft spice.
Long finish on well-coated tannins.
2018 vintage Tasting:
Bright and deep ruby colour with bluish highlights. Intense nose of red fruits aromas with a nice minerality (schist) and smoky hints on soft spices. Full-bodied wine with a nice balance between sweetness and a fine tannic structure. the fruity and peppery flavours dominate on licorice and Espelette pepper finish. The wine is complex, full of freshness and elegance with a long finish.
2019 vintage Tasting:
Deep cherry red coulour with dark purple hlights. Intense nose of ripe and flesh fruit aromas (cherry, blackberry), raspberry jam with sodft spicy notes (bay leaf). This is a full bodied and well-balanced wineoffering both sweetness and freshness. The palate holds the fruit flavours of the nose with a menthol and Espelette pepper finish. intense and fine tannins.