Appellation: Vin de France
Grape varieties: 60% Carignan, 40% Syrah
ABV: 12.2% by vol.
Vineyard size: 8 hectares
Terroir: Clay-limestone terraces, or “terrasses villefranchiennes” (Syrah); volcanic soil (Carignan)
Average age of vines: 40 years (Syrah), 75 years (Carignan)
Farming: Dry-farmed. Organic.
Harvest: By hand, August 25th and 26th, 2021
Vinification: Destemmed. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel. Daily pigeage and remontage. Varieties blended following alcoholic fermentation. No fining. No filtration. Bottled July 8th, 2022.
Aging: Stainless steel
Sulfur added: None
Production: 2,500 bottles