Two pieces of land located on Gramenon hillsides in Montbrison sur Lez
Very old Grenache vines (120 years old) planted with suitable reproductive varieties selected according to biodynamic criterias
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
Maceration of whole clusters during 18 days in concrete tanks
Partially de-stemmed clusters
Fermentation with natural yeasts
Light addition of sulfite after malolactic fermentation, depending on vintages
12 months barrel ageing
Short recommendation >
Wait at least 1 to 2 years after bottling before opening. Can last from 10 to 15 years depending on vintage. Decanting before service is recommended.