Clay and siliceous covered with rounded pebbles mostly from the village of Courthezon.
Grenache 90%, Mourvèdre 5 %, Syrah 5 %
Hand-picked at peak maturity and fast transportation in small containers to the winery to avoid juice release and oxydation.
Destemming, 4 to 5 weeks maceration, pumping over and daily release. Controlled temperature at 28° to 30 °C.
Matured for 8-12 months in concrete tanks before bottling depending on the years. No oak to show the purest expression of the Grenache and terroir.
This ruby red wine is very complex and elegant with aromas of red currant, red cherries, black berries with spicy overtones such as lavender, thyme and rosemary. Excellent balance in the mouth, tannins are elegant and silky.
To enjoy now or can be kept 5-8 years. Serve at 16°-18°C
It will be appreciated with roasted meat, stew, game and will be perfect with cheese
2022 : Gold Concours d'Orange // 90 pts James Suckling
2021 : 90-91 Pts Suckling
2020 : 90-92 Pts Dunnuck // 90 Pts Suckling // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard
2019 : 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast // 89-91 Pts Parker // 91 Pts Vinous
2018 : Gold Lyon, 91 Pts Wine Enthusiast
2017 : 92 Pts James Suckling // Gold Macon 2018 // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard 2018
2016 : 93 Pts Wine Enthusiast // Gold Gilbert & Gaillard 2017 Guide 2018