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Silver medal at concours des meilleures Syrahs du monde 2013
One star at Guide Hachette 2014.
Tenor of the year in the Guide Hubert 2015

 

Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 35 years Syrah: 85% Grenache: 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon: 5% Yield: 40 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Skin maceration of selected destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Deep colour with hints of ruby Nose: Rich bouquet with roasting notes Palate: Soft and velvety tannins, full bodied with notes of licorice

 

Wine growing
10 years

 

Matching food & wine
Roast venison, grand veneur sauce Trush skewers
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