BLEND: 40% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 20% Carignan, 15% Syrah, 5% Cinsault.
YIELD ACREAGE: 45 hl/ha 23 hectares
LOCATION: On a single piece of land to the east of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, in the commune of Courthézon.
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. Destemming at 80% then maceration for 12 to 15 days.
AGEING PROCESS: In concrete tanks and foudres (wooden vats) for 6 to 9 months.
TASTING: Moderately tannic and endowed with a beautiful structure, this Côtes-du-Rhône develops greedy notes of fresh fruit (crushed strawberry, blackberry) on their crunchiness, supported by a hint of liquorice.
FOOD PAIRING: Grilled meat or a fresh tomato pie.
Drink within 5 years after bottling