Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Nicolas Hirissou

Appellation

IGP Côtes du Tarn

Varieties

Braucol, Syrah/Shiraz, Tannat

Viticulture

High density planting - 7500 vines/hectare. 25 hectoliters produced from one hectare. Occasional green harvest to maintain vine health. Organic farming practices and hand harvest. The winery is currently undergoing the 3 year process of becoming certified Agriculture Biologique.

Soil

Half of the harvested grapes come from gravelly hills alongside the Tarn River, and half are from limestone hills that sit at 200m elevation.

Vinification

Yeast is added to begin fermentation, and then the grapes receive a 2 month maceration, with pigeage during the first 2 weeks. 167 cases produced.

Aging

The wine ages for 1 year in barrel and 6 months in bottle prior to release.

Features

Natural

Available Sizes (L)

0.750