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Bronze medal Drinks Business 2016
Gold medal Guide Gilbert et Gaillard 2016
85/100 Wine enthusiast 2016
Bronze medal 88/100 Decanter 2016
Commended medal International Wine Challenge 2016

 

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
Grenache 40% Syrah 40% Cinsault 20% Average age of vines: 35 years Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes. Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats. A cooling system is used to chill the grapes.

 

Tasting notes
A pale robe with peach nuances The nose is intense of yellow plums and pineapple with a touch of red currant. Ample and smooth with notes of orange and a touch of liquorice on the finish.

 

Matching food & wine
Fish marinated with fennel and grilled, fragrant or spicy dishes, Califormia cuisine.
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