Perfectly healthy and ripe grapes, harvested by hand, in boxes, in 2 stages, on September 4-5 and 12-13.
34-year-old plot. Direct pressing, settling at 9 ° for 48 hours, indigenous yeasts, vinification and aging without sulphites. MLF done spontaneously.
Dry white wine, made from Macabeu, floral palette, citrus fruits and minerality dominate, this grape variety develops a mineral expression of the soil with a nice structure on the palate.
We will be seduced by the freshness of the wine, all in flexibility, with the fat which brings sweetness. On the finish, a hint of salinity and bitterness.
Digestible, it is drunk alone, or in harmony with dishes from the land and the sea. Open 30 minutes before serving, enjoy around 11 °. Wine to drink in its youth; it will be more fleshy, more tender a year after setting.
France Crispeels is a wine grower in Roussillon. She cultivates very old Carignan, Grenache, Macabeu and Syrah. The estate is 8.6 hectares and is located on 3 locations between 350 and 500 m elevation. These sites express a specific character of minerality. The gneiss and slate soils are poor and acidic combined with warm temperatures, lack of water and wind bring extreme conditions.
The purpose is to produce living wines that are the real expression of those specific Mediterranean terroirs. The wines are Intense and fresh with thin tannins.