AOP Côtes-de-Provence — 2019
Terroir and Yield
Clay-limestone soils, rocky soil. Numerous flinty inclusions. Northwest exposure. Altitude 380 m.
Harvest and vinification
Manual harvest in September. Selective sorting on belt, immediately upon entering the cellar. The crop is softly crushed and destemmed. Pellicular maceration at a low temperature and soft pneumatic pressing. Fermentation and Malolactic fermentation blocked. Natural tartaric precipitations created due to cold temperatures in the vat.
Maturation and Production
Concrete vat. Estate bottled. Production of 80 hl., which is about 10 000 bottles. Exist also in magnums.
Color is clear and limpid. Fine bouquet with floral character, well-defined, scents of white fruits, blooming boxwood, a hint of flinty notes…On the palate, lively and a taste of grape in its natural state, no frills, a long-lasting finish!