Selection of 4 parcels of the oldest Grenaches of the Domaine (more than 60 years old) from the area of "Petit Montmirail" (alt. 200m), on sandy marl of the Oligocène period. This Grenache/Terroir combination is unique within the Gigondas appellation.
Hand-harvested. 1-week fermentation with a daily «rack-and-return» followed by a 3-week maceration. 35% of the cuvée is aged 18 months in ½ muids. Bottled at the estate.
1500 bottles produced.
Sexy and voluptuous ; Full-bodied, beautifully concentrated and with a rich, layered texture.
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve at 16-18°C and open a few hours before drinking.
Will pair with great gastronomic dishes.