Medium-bodied red wine made with no added sulphites, with notes of red berries, cherry, a hint of violet and a touch of spice. Wonderful scent of parma violets, peonies and a suggestion of marzipan, red fruits (cherries and raspberries), hint of leaf and some peppery notes. Soft tannins and a bright fresh finish.
Food match: A distinctly savoury red this would go well with charcuterie and wild duck salami.
Located in Fronton, South West France
Grape varieties: 70% Negrette, 20% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Sustainable agriculture, wine is made without added sulphites, suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
History: Jean Luc, took over the family property in 1981, joined by Frederic and Cathy in 1988 and in 1995 by Pierre.
Viticulture and winemaking: the typical climate of the region is similar to that of Bordeaux: warm and dry in the summer, and mild and wet in the winter.
- Grapes are crushed by their own weight only
Each variety is vinified separately in the traditional way for 3 weeks.
Placed in low capacity concrete vats which allows for better temperature control (25 to 28 °).
The wine is blended and ageing lasts for 12-18 months.
No added sulphites. Total sulphites below 20 mg/l (naturally occurring sulphites, but there is 'contains sulphites' on the label).