Bright burgundy color. On the nose, the red fruit -raspberry, plum, wild cherry- is tagged along by notes of tomato and olive, as well as subtle floral hints and spices. Medium body, elegant palate with crisp acidity and noticeable yet fine grained tannins. Long, layered finish.
(Wine tasted on 2 February 2022)
IN THE VINEYARD
Elevation: Up to 100 m
Planting orientation: From E to W / 90 degrees
Soil: Stony, rich in organic matter
Age of vines: Up to 10 years
Pruning system: Double royat
Yield/ha: 8,000 kg of fresh grapes
Harvest with grape sorting
Date: 28 September 2020
AT THE WINERY
Grape sorting on a vibrating conveyor belt table. Pre-fermentation cold maceration for a few days. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Maturation for 12 months in a combination of French oak barrels* (2/3 of the quantity) and concrete tulip-shaped vats (1/3). Unfiltered.
* 225Lt, 2nd and 3rd fill, medium toast