Located to the south of the Via Domitia, the terroir mainly consists of ancient terraces called ‘Costières’ – dating back to the Pliocene period – overlooking the Etang de Thau lagoon and the Mediterranean sea. The geological structure of these coastal hills being limestone, red marl, clay, sand and stone.
And to the north of the Via Domitia, growing mainly in chalky limestone soil dating back from the Cretaceous or the Miocene periods, three alternate and distinct areas of: garrigues, pinewoods, vineyards.
Very pretty, intense cherry-red colour.
The nose is intense with very ripe and candied wild fruit (strawberry, redcurrant) sustained by aromas of liquorice and mild pepper.
Volume and roundness in the mouth with long-lasting red fruit aromas.
A generous wine with mature tannins.
The finish is harmonious , persistent and melts deliciously on the palate
Food and wine-pairing suggestions
Serve with red meat, grilled or with a rich sauce, small game : wild hare, pheasant, grouse and mature cheeses.