100 % Syrah.
This lieu-dit is located at a high
altitude (300m high) above the
village of Cornas (120 m high).
Slopes of very decomposed granite
(gore). South-east facing with a lot of
wind. Late ripening site.
Grapes are destemmed. Maceration
in concrete vats (for a better thermic
inertia) for about 4 weeks
(depending on the vintage).
Extraction made by pumping over
and punching down.
The barrel ageing lasts around 12 to
14 months in oak barrels (around
10% new barrels).
Colour: intense ruby colour with
some purple reflects.
Nose: very pure and deep nose with
aromas of ripe fruit (raspberry and
Palate: very pure, very mineral with
a huge depth. Aromas of small very
ripe berries, spices, and sour cherry.
Very long lasting and persisting wine.