Vineyards & Viticulture
Founded in 1930, this is a small estate of 3.3 hectares that is divided into six parcels located in the lieux-dits of Palastor, Bois Dauphin, and Cabriere, in Orange. The northernly situation and cooler climate allows for more elegant and aromatic wines, and is less prone to drought. Farmed organically with no fertilizers, pesticides or weed killers used. 400 feet elevation. The Clairette is coplanted with the Grenache Blanc and he has to sort it out.
Sand and clay, with some Gallet Roules
Harvest & Vinification
Hand harvested. Native yeast fermentation in cement vats. Ten months ageing in stainless steel tank. 2017 marked the first time producing the wine with 100% malolactic fermentation.