BLEND: 65% old Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault.
YIELD ACREAGE: 25-30 hl/ha 10 hectares
LOCATION: This cuvée comes from several different terroirs (sand, rolled pebbles, red clay) located on the northern part of the appellation and on the plateau of La Crau.
VINE-GROWING: The vines are grown without pesticides or insecticides and the manure is natural. The land is worked without weedkiller to maintain ventilation and flexibility of the soil.
WINE-MAKING PROCESS:Manual harvest with sorting in the vineyard.
80% destemming then maceration for 21 to 28 days with daily manual pressing.
AGEING PROCESS: 80% in foudres (wooden vats) and 20% in barrels (of which 1/3 are new), for 12 months.
With an ample and structured substance, this cuvée is well-balanced, whose notes of black fruits (blackberry, blackcurrant), combined with aromas of violets, cover a long and silky mouth, all in nerve.
FOOD PAIRING: Dishes based on grilled and simmered meat, leg of lamb with herbs or stewed beef
Drink within 10 years after bottling