Notes of blackberry jelly and aromatic herbs emerge once the wine has had a chance to breathe. Soft, velvety tannins, with a balance of concentration and complexity are evident on the palate.
Lower terraces of the Rhône, old alluvial deposits, pebbles over Creteceous marl.
This year, it was the climate and its extremes that gave us an incredible and very surprising vintage. 2017 was a year in which the elegance and balance of the wines and the softness of the tannins contrasted with a growing season of extreme weather phenomena and an exceptionally small harvest in the south.
Vinification in rough concrete tanks. The harvested grapes are totally destemmed. Fermentation with native yeasts. Progressive increase of temperature to 28-30°C. 4-5 weeks’ vatting with minimalist extraction resulting in a passive infusion and stirring of the lees during the last 3 weeks. This wine is matured for around 18 months in rough concrete tanks.
- Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
- Grilled and Roasted White Meats
- Mild Creamy Cheeses
- Mature Strong Cheeses