Appellation: Séguret

Area of Production: 29 acres

Grape: Grenache Blanc 42% Clairette 29% Viognier 18% Ugni Blanc 12%

Vintage: 2018

Vineyard: Founded in 1952; Now Certified Organic

Winemaker: Christian Voeux

Soil: Gravely soils, with clay, marl, & sand

Harvest:

  • Hand harvested

Vinification:

  • Grapes are carefully pressed using a pneumatic press.
  • The juices are then racked in small temperature-controlled tanks for several hours to allow their impurities to settle.
  • They are then racked again and directed to the fermentation tanks.
  • The yeasts ensure the fermentation will develop fairly quickly. The temperature is precisely controlled during the fermentation.
  • Fermentation lasts from 4 to 5 weeks.
  • After this fermentation phase, the white wines will be racked again to separate their rough lees and will be kept in tanks on their fine lees until the bottling.

Alcohol content: 12%

Description:

The nose is gentle, making its way quietly, a so raspberry present with notions of dried herbs. It holds an easy freshness, some latent red meat. The palate delivers on full, red cherry fruit, and carries more push & kick than the nose would suggest. It bears an enjoyably juicy mid-palate. It is a wine of some sinew, and late floral roundness, a little sweetness.