CÔTES DE PROVENCE
The statue adorning the label, dated 1840 and placed at the end of the estate alley, is the work of sculptor Antoine Aprile, native from Cuers.
Cuers-Pierrefeu : 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.
Average age of vines: 40 years
Syrah 75 %
Yield: 45 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats.
Dark red with hints of crimson
A complex nose of prunes and red currants.
Well balanced with smooth tanins and notes of liquorice in retro-olfaction.
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