Syrah from the Hérault region around the village of Pézenas:
- Abeilhan and Morgon : calcareous scrubland - East-West Expedition
- Gabian/fusilhon: plots nested on hillsides between 150 and 200m.
And also from the Aude region :
- Pepieux : shallow gravelly limestone and gravel soils - East/West exposure
Harvested from the 15th September 2018.
Classic winemaking and malolactic fermentation in barrels.
80% of the blend spends 8 months in 275lt one- and two-year oak Laurus barrels.
Production : 12 561 bottles and 226 magnums
Bottling date : 12nd September 2019
Gravelly limestone soil around the village of Pépieux provides a round fruit focus, while a hillside terroir of clay on limestone around Abeilhan and Morgon provides bright acidity.
Service & food pairing suggestions:
Serve at: 14-16°C
Best enjoyed between: 2019 to 2024
Alc. by Vol.: 13.5% vol
Vegetables stuffed with fresh goat cheese
Terrine of scrubland hare
Age of vines & yield:
30 to 40 years on average - 35hl/ha