Deep ruby-red robe. Intense nose with black fruit notes (blackberry, blackcurrant), and a hint of menthol. On the palate it is supple and mouth-filling; the black fruit comes through again, with Syrah adding structure and spice; the tannins are nicely integrated and the finish is long. A poised, elegant example of Minervois wine grown on hillsides.
60 % Syrah, 30 % Grenache, 10 % Carignan
40 HL / Ha
Manual harvest with strict selection. Traditional vinification with light pumping over in the early stage of the fermentation, followed by a month in tank. Fermentation temperatures are kept at around 28°C.
Aged for one year in tank on fine lees.
Recognition and awards
- Jancis Robinson 2016 17 / 20 : ... So sappy on the finish. A wine you really want to drink. Read article