|Name||« Pourboire », because that’s why we made it ;
to drink . . . « Nature », because there is nothing added. And nothing
means no SO2, no selected yeast, no tannins, no enzymes, no fining
agents etc etc
« Free Electron Series / Série Electron Libre » as this is a wine made in a spontaneous style, generated by free thinking. Organic Wine, certified by ECOCERT.
|Grape varieties||Old vine (1905) Carignan – 100%|
|Tasting note||Dense purple with violet hues. Cassis and citrus fruit on the nose (grapefruit, pineapple) with floral notes. Fine, well-defined palate with pronounced freshness. Grape tannins present with a mineral background, with notes blackcurrant and coal. Persistant on the palate, Pourboire finishes with notes of blackcurrant and crushed stone.|
|Vineyards & Terroir
||Carignan pruned to gobelet with 2-bud spurs.
Light, decomposed sandy limestone - 150m altitude.
|Harvested||Hand harvested. 2nd week of September 2014.|
||Destemmed, fermented in tank using wild yeasts at 22-26°C, for 15 days.|
|Ageing||On fine lees in tank for 10 months ; elevage
without SO2. Bottled without SO2.
Unfined, lightly filtered.
|Drinking||2015 - 2018|