TERROIR: Clay-limestone slopes that become very dry during the summer.
CLIMATE: Mediterranean, hot and dry with oceanic influences.
CULTIVATION: Traditional working of the soil. Sustainable agriculture ‘Vitealys’ certified by an independent organization.
VINIFICATION: Low temperature traditional vinification with long tank fermentation. Strict temperature control. De-stemming in the vineyard immediately after harvest.
AGEING: 6 months minimum in tank before bottling.
TASTING NOTES: Red garnet colour with violet hues. Black berry, liquorice and vanilla on the nose. Full bodied with great expression, and a long, aromatic finish.
FOOD PAIRINGS: A perfect match with French local produce. It will go well with red meats and grilled meats as well as those in a sauce. Ideal also with game and cheeses with character. Even better, pair with lamb with sautéed fig from the French Cathare region.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 - 18°C.
AGEING POTENTIAL: 5 - 10 years.
PACKAGING: Boxes of 6 – 0.75 litre bottles. 600 bottles per pallet.