Basalte

Basalte

192.00

AOP Languedoc Pézenas

Soil:
Limestone Miocene basalt and scree in the Pezenas appellation area (Languedoc).

Grapes:
40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 30% Carignan.

Grapevines:
organic farming, organic compost, green manure, soil tillage, severe disbudding, light thinning, little or no hedge-trimming, no grape thinning, manual harvest in small crates. Low natural yield (35hl/ha).

Wine:
vinification per vineyard block. Gravity filling of tanks, without crushing. Light extractions, short fermentation time of 15 to 21 days. Early reintegration of free-run and press juices. Ages in “demi-muids”.

Beyond the silky elegance of its structure and its delicate aromatic complexity, what make the originality and distinction of this wine is its ‘magnesian” character, these rich flavor and the noble bitterness that are attributed to volcanic soils and which participate in the wine’s length on the palate and its freshness.

Palmarès :
2014

  • Silver Medal Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2017
  • Guide Hachette 2017 « … l’approche est gourmande et charmeuse… »
  • Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2017 15,5 / 20
  • Note Robert Parker by Jeb Dunnuk Wine Advocate 89
  • Guide Hachette 2018 1 star « Une belle élégance pour cette cuvée…»
  • Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2018 16 / 20

2015

  • Bronze Medal Concours du Vigneron Indépendant 2018
  • Silver Medal International Wine Challenge 2018
  • Gold Medal Concours Decanter 95 / 100
  • Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2019 15 / 20
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