Very deep colour, opaque. Black pepper, liquorice and spice. A full bodied wine, with layers of black fruits, pepper and moderate tannins. A fresh, clean, concentrated style more akin to the cooler examples from Northern Rhone.
Cold soak for one week
Natural fermentation for 50% 26° to 28°C and 50% inoculated fermented at 22°C to 24°C followed followed by a week of post fermentation maceration prior to pressing
“Vincent Chansault (the winemaker) is a big fan of the Rhône. Very good structure. Cool and sleek and very polished. Very, very fresh. Very un-Languedoc!” Jancis Robinson 17/20
La Livinière (Limestone) 50%
Brugairolles (Sandstone) 30%
Roussillon (Schistes et Arènes granitique / Slate and decomposed granite) 20%