Côtes du Roussillon Villages
Carignan, Grenache/Garnacha, Syrah/Shiraz
More than 2,400 acres planted. Old vines averaging 50 years in age, yielding just 2.33 tons/acre.
Schist and clay/limestone dominated terroirs.
Grapes were fully destemmed and underwent a brief cold soak prior to fermentation. Fermentation took place in tank (around 74ºF) and lasted about 2-3 weeks, with 1 or 2 pump-overs per day.