80% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre
Vineyards & Viticulture
Founded in 1930, this is a small estate of five hectares that is divided into six parcels located in the lieux-dits of Palastor, Bois Dauphin, and Cabriere, in Orange. The northerly 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.
Sand and clay, with some galets roules
Harvest & Vinification
Whole bunch fermentation in cement tanks using indigenous yeasts. Macerated for 4 weeks using manual punchdowns. Fermented 100% dry. Aged for 10 months in used barrels, between 4-10 years old.