CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Bronze medal at the International Wine Challenge 2014
Prix d'excellence at the "Vinalies Internationales " 2014
88/100 in the guide Gilbert et Gaillard 2015
89 in the Wine Enthusiast 2014
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: 35 years
Grenache 50 % Cinsault 30 % Syrah 10 % Tibouren 10%
Yield: 50 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes.
Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats.
A cooling system is used to chill the grapes.
Pale pink with golden highlights.
A flatering nose of rippened pineapple and pink grapefruit.
Round and refreshing citrus , typical of the Pierrefeu terroir.
Matching food & wine
Fish marinated with fennel and grilled, fragrant or spicy dishes.