The grapes: This wine consists mainly of Carignan from old vines, but also of Grenache and Syrah. All of them are traditional varieties in the Corbières region in the Mediterranean part of southern France.
The vineyards: The vineyards consists of various poor soil types made of slate, clay, sand and limestone, flanked by the typical garrigue - low bushlands of wild herbs like thyme, rosemary, sage and lavender.
The winemaking: The grapes were carefully harvested by hand and then gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks and in traditional concrete vats. The wine is unfiltered in order to preserve the maximum character of the grapes.
The tasting notes: On the nose you will find generous aromas of dark berries coupled with hints of herbs, spices and black olives. The taste is rich and smooth, packed with ripe berries, garrigue and spicy Mediterranean notes.
The grape: This wine is made of one grape variety only: Sauvignon blanc. Sauvignon blanc together with Chenin blanc are the typical white varieties of the Loire. Sauvignon blanc is easily recognized because of its freshness and aromatic scent and flavour of green apples, citrus, gooseberries, blackcurrant leaves, passion fruit and elderberries.
The vineyards: The grapes for this wine comes from different vineyards with different soil types, deep limestone soils called "Tuf", Silex (flint) and clay soils mixed with limestone. All three contribute with their distinct characters to the wine.
The winemaking: The grapes were machine harvested at night in order to preserve maximum freshness and aromas. The grapes were the gently crushed and fermented at low temperature. During the winter following the harvest the wine rested on the lees (the yeast) in order to enhance its structure and aromas.
The tasting notes: Typical aromatic scent of green apples, gooseberries, citrus, black currant leaves and passion fruit. On the palate it is fresh, crisp and aromatic, with notes of green apples, gooseberries, citrus, black currant leaves, passion fruit and mineral.