In Vino Veritas, 2012
80% Syrah – 20% Black Grenache
Deep ruby color with garnet tints.
Rich and intense nose with scents of ripe berries, black cherry, and fresh violets.
The mouth is full and supple, well-balanced, soft and elegant.
A subtle and complex Minervois, rich in fruit aromas (black cherry), spice and liquorice.
Wine and Food pairings
A harmonious wine, to accompany local products from the South: cassoulet, meat from the mountain, mature cheese, and game.
The Winemaker’s corner
Limestone riverbed dating from Pliocene.
The soil is made up of angular stones and siliceous pebbles from the Montagne Noire.
Old vines planted on hills facing south.
The first grape selection is made on the bunches. The grapes are selected and harvested only when over ripped. Carbonic chilled maceration of the varietals begins separately before fermentation at a controlled temperature range of 26-30°, with daily pumping over during 15 days.
Ageing potential: 5 – 15 ans