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OUR WINES

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sierra

SIERRA DU SUD

Appellation >

Red Côtes-du-Rhône

Location >

on the 350 meters high plateau of Gramenon in Montbrison sur Lez

Vineyard >

Several pieces of land planted with Syrah (8 to 40 years old) cultivated with biodynamic methods.

Yield >

20 hl/ha

Geology >

Gramenon lies on sandstone and shell-sandy soils, making a relief on this landscape of sandy safre. This sandstone bank comes from a molasse layer left by a former maritime coastline under the influence of tidal streams circa 12 million years ago.

Natural wine-making process >

Sorted manual picking
15 days maceration in concrete tanks
Partially de-stemmed clusters
Fermentation with natural yeasts
Light addition of sulfite after malolactic fermentation depending on vintages

Ageing >

in November with sparkling wine-making method applied during 8 months

Bottling >

after Easter

Short recommendation >

Drink in autumn following bottling.
Can keep 4 to 6 years.
Decanting before service recommended.

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