Wonderfully violet-black in color, this Merlot has a seductive nose of small red fruits (cherries and blackberries). Powerful in body, yet elegant, with a delightfully smooth palate. Serve at 15°C as a partner for char grilled chicken, vegetarian dishes or pasta.
Montpeyroux highlands, windy terraces, clay and limestone soil. Mediterranean climate. Facing south-east in the foothills of the Cevennes, below the Larzac highlands, the vineyards are protected from cold winds and frost by Mont Baudile (altitude 848 m/2750 ft) and the Seranne massif.
From vigns of 10 years, the grapes are selectionned with good maturity and carefully destemmed. The wine is traditionally vinified, reveals concentration, fruit and colour. Pumping over and release operations favour juice extraction.