Region: Languedoc; Faugères
Appellation: Vin de France
Grape variety: 100% Marsanne
ABV: 14% 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 pressed gently using pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel. No fining. No filtration.
Aging: 24 months on lees in stainless steel. One year in bottle.
Production: 1,000 bottles
Sulfur added: None
Notes: Round, big tropical fruit matched with drawn-out minerality of the schist terroir. Cuvée is reflective of the depth, elegance, and power of the millésime.