Appellation: Vin de France
Grapes: 25% Syrah, 25% Carignan Noir, 15% Carignan Blanc, 15% Macabeu, 20% Grenache Noir
Average Vine Age: 20 years
Altitude: 115 to 330 feet (35m-100m)
Soils/Terroir: Schist and clay-limestone
Harvest: Hand harvested
Yield: 35 hl/ha
Vinification: The Syrah and Carignan Noir are direct pressed upon arrival in the cellar and are co-fermented using only indigenous yeasts in a single stainless-steel tank. The Carignan Blanc, Macabeu and Grenache Noir undergo a 5-day maceration on the skins before pressing and are also co-fermented using only indigenous yeasts in a stainless-steel tank. After the completion of malolactic fermentation, the tanks are blended.
Maturation: Aged 4 months in stainless steel tanks. Prior to bottling a low dose of sulfur is added to the wine. The wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered.