Warm and dry Mediterranean climate, tempered by the sea winds. Well preserved ecosystem of Mediterranean scrubland.
Machine harvesting with on board sorting. Destemming. Pre-fermenting maceration. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 23-28°C. Daily pumping over and two rack and returns f or optimal extraction. Long maceration of the Syrah. Malolactic fermentation.
12 months. 50 % in French oak barrels (25 % new, 25 % 1 year old, 25 % 2 years old and 25 % 3 years old). The remaining wine is aged
in stainless steel tanks.
Eye: Intense reddy color.
Nose: Complex nose with red berry and spicy aromas.
Palate: Well balanced and silky on the palate with fruity and spicy aromas and a long minty finish.
To be tasted within 8 years at 16-17°C with venison or a veal tagine and prunes.
Grands Vins de Macon
Chalky-clay soil covered with mostly calcareous pebbles and clayey marl terraces.