IN THE VINEYARD:
VINEYARDS: 40 Has in Roquemaure, close to Avignon, family owned.
VARIETALS: 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 25% Mourverde
FARMING: Dry farming. No chemicals used (pesticides, fertilizers, additives, etc). 100% Organic and Biodynamic Certified by Demeter.
PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained. Annual ploughing.
SOILS: Sand and pebbles
VINES: 35 year old vines. Traditional Trellis.
HARVEST: Entirely made by hand in small crates on the 1st half of September. Nocturnal harvest by hand to prevent oxidation.
IN THE CELLAR:
FERMENTATION: With the native yeasts from the Estate in small stainless steel tanks
TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification at all. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.
AGING: 4 months in concrete tanks.
FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is only minimally fined or filtered.
SULFUR: Less than 60 ppm
WINEMAKER: Fabien Leperchois.