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VITICULTURE
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GALLERY
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CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Le buste ornant l'étiquette, daté de 1840 et placé au bout de l'allée du domaine, est l'oeuvre du sculpteur Cuersois Antoine Aprile.

 

Terroir
The red sandstone bedrock has produced a sandy limestone soil, which has combined with colluvial soil from the areas of high ground on either side of the terroir.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 40 years Syrah 70 % Cabernet Sauvignon 15 % Grenache 15% Yield: 45 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Dark red with hints of crimson. Nose: Rich, powerful bouquet, with notes of blackcurrants, small red fruit and a hint of spiciness. Palate: Full-bodied, with soft, well-integrated tannins.

 

Wine growing
10 years

 

Matching food & wine
Roast farmhouse guinea fowl with wild mushrooms
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