The harvest is all done by hand and is double sorted, necessary to have the best quality fruit. The harvest starts with syrah, followed by grenache and finishes with mourvèdre which needs more time to mature. The yields are low, maximum 35 hectoliters per hectare (14 hectoliters per acre). After destemming, the vinification is classic. The objective is to express the grape variety and terroir to the best
Tasting notes : a beautiful clean ruby color. The nose will reveal aromas of cherry, mulberry and fine spices. Sensual mouthfeel expressing depth and smoothness with aromas of kirsch, blackcurrant, followed by fine spices such as thyme, liquorice and white pepper. Tannins are present but are polished and silky.
Complex wine with roundness, power and a long mouthfeel
This wine will match very well with red meat, such as beef and game, but also with cheeses.
Serve at : 17-18 °c (63-65°F)
Keeping potential : 12-15 years