The appellation area is located on the left bank of the Rhone, between Orange and Avignon, in Chateauneuf du Pape on the ‘Grandes Gallieres and Tresquoy’ plots.
The wines planted between 1980 and 1985 are located mainly on calcerous soils with Urgonian white pebbles, essential to obtain a nice minerality as well as brown soils and safres, for finesse and elegance.
80% Grenache, 20% Syrah.
Complete de-stemming before vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks. Vinification and vatting time for at least 28 days in temperature controlled vats. Ageing for 9 months in large casks. Light filtration before bottling.
Deep garnet colour with a violet rim. The nose is open and generous, bursting with liquorice, red fruit, chocolate and olive notes. Extremely fresh and fruity. The texture is dense and velvety.