Terrasses du Larzac
A deep, gleaming, ruby red colour. The nose is powerful, with finely oaky notes that evoke liquorice, chocolate, vanilla pod, but also spices such as thyme and turmeric. The palate opens incisively, with excellent balance that implies good persistence to come. The smoothness and finesse of its tannins underpin notes of roasted grains, patisseries, mocha and white summer fruits that lead to a somewhat spicy, golden tobacco finish. Tasted blind, it presents a face which is mysterious, wayward, unfettered… in a word, a rebel.
AOP Terrasses du Larzac
Mourvèdre 50%, Syrah 25%, Grenache 25%
30 HL / Ha
14.5 % alc./vol
Clay limestone with cryoclastic limestone gravel within a deep sandy clay soil.
Traditional vinification in concrete vats. Punching down at the start of fermentation followed by daily moistening of the cap for 25 days. Malolactic fermentation in barrel.
12 months in oak barrels (30 % new wood, 40 % barrels used for one vintage, 30% barrels used for two vintages).
Recognition and awards
- Prix Plaisir Bettane+Desseauve 2022 Gold Medal
- The Wine Merchant Top 100 2022 Highly Commended
- America Awards 2022 Silver Medal