Grapes : 75 % Grenache noir - 10 % Syrah - 10 % Mourvèdre – 5% Marselan
Terroir : large pebbles with black clay (Courthézon) – sands and red clay (Bédarrides).
Age of vines : 55 years old. Area : 15 ha 50.
Viticulture : organic farming. Ploughing, natural grass cover every other row, Gobelet and Cordon de Royat pruning. Compost of sheep for soil life.
Winemaking : de-stemming harvest. Indigenous yeasts. Maceration during 12 to 18 days. Treading and pumping over. Matured 12 to 15 months in concrete tanks.
Tasting : Garnet color with reflections of violets. Red fruits and sweet spicy nose. Very fresh and balanced palate, with complex aromas : liquorice, forest fruits. Round and teasing tannins.
Wine and food pairing : red and white meats: Provençal veal, beef (carpaccio), asian cooking, delicatessen, cheeses.
Aging capacity : 5 or 6 years.