|Name||« Rosace des Vents » is a reference to the 2 winds of the region; the ‘Cers’ from the North-West and the ‘Marin’ which blows off the Mediterranean. A ‘rosace des vents’ is a graphic way of showing how much wind has come from which direction.
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Organic Wine, certified by ECOCERT
|Grape varieties||Old vine Carignan (100%)|
|Vineyards and terroir
||Limestone, 150 metres altitude. Carignan (1905) pruned to 2-bud spurs.|
|Harvested||By hand into small boxes, the 3rd week of August 2018.|
||Direct-pressed, crushed whole bunch in a basket press; no settling. Juice put to barrel (4-10 wines old) for alcoholic fermentation using wild yeasts.|
|Ageing||« Sur lie » for 7 months with some lees stirring. Cross-flow filtered.|
|Tasting note||Rose, with bronze (typical carignan) lights. A delicate nose of red fruits, citrus and bread. A long, mineral palate showing the complexity of ageing in (old) barrel with the freshness of early-harvested grapes. The palate shows fresh grapefruit, redcurrants and marzipan. Long, intense finish.|
|Drinking||2 - 8 years|