Variety : 100% Lledoner pelut (grenache)
Actual vintage : 2016
Stainless steel tanks
Typicity of wine : fresh and delicate, beautiful flower notes with a touch of acidity
Wine pairing : apéritive, appetizers, barbecue or charcuterie
Planting : 1999
Terroir : Clay limestone red soils. Small parcel, around 1 ha, full sun.
Viticulture : For more than 20 years, we cultivate and treat our vines with organic methods. Herbs are deeply buried via mecanical work. The terroir keeps then all its natural richness.
Prunning : Guyot short
harvest : Manual thinning Mechanical harvesting. To take benefits from the night cooling, harvesting is acheive at 4 am.
Vinification : Few hours after destemming and the start maceration, few hectoliters are set aside for the cuvée Rosé des Roses. The winemaking process is similar to the one for our white wines : clarification, alcoholic fermentation (around 14 days) in stainless steel tanks, under controlled temperature.
Embottling : This wine is filtered before beeing embottled by gravitation process.
Production : Medium, around 40Hl/ha
Variety history : This grape variety come from Catalogna. It’s a cousin of black grenache. It is nowadays considered as a rare variety (few hundreds of hectares). It was brought in Languedoc in Middle age by pilgrims from Compostela.
Service temperature : 8° C