LAND AND CLIMATE
Siliceous soil of schistous origin, stonier on the slopes, more sandy in the depressions.
Climate: it is influenced by the sea. Hyères harbour is only a few kilometers away
Most of it is sloping with vines on trellis. Average vine age: 20 years.
Grape varieties for this wine: 60% Syrah, 40% Cabernet.
THE WINE MAKING
Grape harvest is entirely by hand with on site grape sorting.
Stalk stripping and inerting of musts is immediate upon entrance of the grapes into the cellar.
Traditional winemaking: Syrah, Grenache and Cabernet-Sauvignon together.
Duration of fermentation in vats: about 10 days, at a constantly controlled temperature between 19°C and 26°C
Alcoholic strength: 14,5 % vol.
Bottled in bordeaux-type Rose antique 75 cl bottle, 49 x 24 cork cap with Mise en Bouteille
à la Propriété marking, own label, black capsule congé.
TASTING AND FOOD MATCHING
Deep purple hue with garnet glints, the complex nose combines haybote smells with the liquorice
and cacao aromas charcteristic of Syrah, which dominates the blend.
The ample and fleshy mouth structured by silky tannins also yields spicy notes.
Red and white meats, chickens, guinea fowls, etc. For example : poulet de Bresse truffé, pintades,
tournedos Rossini, gigots and carrés d'agneau, côte de boeuf, magrets de canard. Cheese: all.
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