The Grenache grapes come from the sector of "La Crau", a large Quaternary terrace covered with large pebble stones, giving the wine structure and body.
The Syrah grapes are grown on clay-limestone soils from the Cretaceous period, bringing great elegance and finesse to the wine.
Harvest between 16th September and 23rd October 2016. 60% of the blend is aged in 275-liter Laurus oak barrels for 16 months.
Bottled on 12th July 2018.
17 823 bottles, 181 magnums, 30 jéroboams and 10 mathusalems produced.
Note de dégustation:
"Offers an alluring smoldering edge, with singed alder, tobacco and mocha notes working together to augment the core of steeped black currant and black cherry fruit. A licorice root echo runs through the finish, imparting an extra twinge of grip." Wine Spectator, March 2019
Service & accords:
Serve at 16-18°C – Ideally open about 1 hour before serving
Optimum maturity: 2018 - 2026 - ABV: 15,5°
Pigeon with truffle from the Mont Ventoux
Age des vignes & rendement:
40 years on average with Grenaches vines of more than 80 years.