“Lo tarral” is the Occitan name given to the legendary winds of the Languedoc region. This wine is dope.
Appellation: Vin de France
Grape varieties: 50% Syrah, 50% Carignan
ABV: 13.5% by vol.
Vineyard size: 8 hectares
Soil: Clay-limestone terraces, or “terrasses villefranchiennes” (Syrah), volcanic sediment (Carignan)
Average age of vines: 40 years (Syrah), 75 years (Carignan)
Farming: Dry-farmed. Practicing organic.
Harvest: By hand
Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel; eight months. Pressed daily. Varieties elevated separately and blended before bottling. No fining. No filtration.
Aging: Stainless steel
Sulfur added: None