Region: Languedoc; Faugères
Appellation: Vin de France
Grape variety: 100% Marsanne
ABV: 13% by vol.
Terroir: Pink shale (schist), at an elevation of 450 m with south-east exposure
Average age of vines: 25 years
Farming: Dry-farmed. Certified organic, practicing biodynamic.
Harvest: Whole cluster, by hand.
Vinification: Whole bunches directly pressed using pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel. No fining. No filtration.
Aging: 12 months on lees in stainless steel.
Production: 1000 bottles
Sulfur added: None
Notes: Mellow yellow fruit notes are balanced by drawn-out acidity at the finish, characteristic of the schist terroir. Pronounced minerality on the nose and in the mouth reflect the cooler evening and temperatures leading up to the 2021 harvest.