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This red wine has got a good intensity and a luminous ruby colour. The nose is rich and complex with red fruit aromas followed by intense garrigue and spicy notes. The mouth is well structured and ample. It develops on the palate a full bodied wine, with a final souple and fruity. Tanins are round and delicate, offering an elegant and well balanced wine.
Mustn't be kept more than 5 years.

Technical sheet

Appellation

AOP Faugères

Vintage

2008

Varieties

50% Syrah, 30% Old Carignan, 20% Black Grenache

Production

30 hectolitres/hectare

Alcohol

13.5 °

Terroir

Grenache parcel called Lucien at Fontanilles.
Deep soils composed of schists + sandstone.
Date of the parcel: 1909
Carignan parcel called le pastre at Fontanille.
Soils are composed of schists + sandstone.
Date of the parcel: 1965
Syrah parcel called Les cerisiers de pauline at Fabrègues.
Very deep soils composed of schists + sandstone.

Vinification

Graps are picked by hand.
The method of wine making varies, the vintage dictates work to be produced and the method to be subscribed.Nevertheless, the basic rule remains immutable : a traditional vinification and careful extraction to preserve the fruit, the balance ans the harmony of the wines.
Fermentation occurs in cement tanks.

Ageing

18 months in tank.

Geographical location

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