Bright in color with ripe raspberry and cherry notes. Vibrantly characteristic depth and complexity are the result of low-yielding marl/clay soils. Light, perfectly balanced, and fluid, with solid aging potential of 4-7 years.
Region: Southern Rhône
Appellation: Vin de France
Grape varieties: Cinsault, Grenache Noir
ABV: 13% by vol.
Terroir: Grey and pink marl soils, south-east facing at an altitude of 300 meters. “L’Oratoire” lieu-dit—the original terror of the domaine.
Average yield: 25hl/ha
Average age of vines: 45-50 years
Farming: Dry-farmed. Certified organic.
Harvest: Whole cluster, by hand
Vinification: Light crushing followed by short 2-3 day maceration before gentle pressing in wooden press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in concrete. No fining. No filtration.
Sulfur added: None