Syrah

Grenache
Championing authenticity
The low-key estate emblem shaped like a Languedoc cross mirrors the authenticity and faithfulness to style in this range of varietal wines made from Viognier, Chardonnay, Grenache and Syrah.

Tasting Notes: 

Very deep colour, opaque. Black pepper, liquorice and spice. A full bodied wine, with layers of black fruits, pepper and moderate tannins. A fresh, clean, concentrated style more akin to the cooler examples from Northern Rhone.

Vinification process: 

Cold soak for one week
Natural fermentation for 50% 26° to 28°C and 50% inoculated fermented at 22°C to 24°C followed followed by a week of post fermentation maceration prior to pressing

Awards: 

“Vincent Chansault (the winemaker) is a big fan of the Rhône. Very good structure. Cool and sleek and very polished. Very, very fresh. Very un-Languedoc!" Jancis Robinson 17/20

Vineyards: 

La Livinière (Limestone) 80%
Roussillon (Schiste) 20%

Ageing: 

10% in 3 year and more oak barrels for 9 months – 90% in vats on fine lees for 9 months – blending and bottling.

Additions:

Appelation: 

  • Indication Géographique Protégée - Pays d'Oc

Variety: 

Syrah

Year: 

Alcohol: 

13.50%

Total acidty in H2SO4: 

3.33g/L

Residual Sugar: 

0.40g/L

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