Cotes de Provence
Cinsault, Grenache/Garnacha, Syrah/Shiraz, Tibouren
Average age of vines is 35 years-old. Steep slopes require manual harvest using small bins. 45 ha/hl yields.
Granitic sand topsoil on base of gneiss.
All fruit is destemmed. The rosé is a made entirely from direct pneumatic press juice. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. No malo-lactic. The wine remains on its fine lees for 5 months in temp-controlled inox tanks before being filtered with kieselghur (powdery diatomaceous earth) and bottled at the end of February.
0.750, 1.5, 3