hectares of Carignan
vines planted in 1911, 1952, 1970. Aged
in Allier (400L) oak for 13-14 months
and purity, velvety, fresh, fruit driven
this dark red marries with everything
we've tried 'til now...we'll keep trying.
more on carignan, the grape, the lute,
go see www.carignans.com
Muscat de St. Jean
de Minervois, what our village is famous
for, the ripe bottling of the taste
of muscat grape, fortified to stop fermentation
when it reaches the minimum allowed
in the appelation of 125 g/l residual
of pineapple, floral nose, mineral freshness
that St. Jean Muscats are known for
aperitif or served with roquefort cheese.
surprising full dry white wine, mineral
and very complex, made from Grenache
fermented and aged (12 months)
on lees in 400l barrels.
enough to enjoy with anchovies or truffles,
elegant company for a slice of Comté,
a rare match for organic goat cheese.
with duck breast, a Tajine or couscous,
RdV du Soleil emphasizes full fruit
and a touch of cassis. Born in 2001
as a second pure carignan, in 2005,
RdV became a syrah, cabernet and carignan
barrel aged blend. In 2006, RdV got
some Mourvedre and Grenache Noir as
and Charles Trenet were both born in
Narbonne, both sang:
Le soleil a rdv avec la lune (mais
la lune n'est pas la et le soleil il
Carignan Cabernet Sauvignon Mourvedre
Counoise Grenache Noir Terret Gris
grapes meet in a Saint-Jean gravel field:
unaoked in an original young-release red—fresh
and fruity, touch of mystery. The crickets
are under the stones (and everywhere else,
late at night, under the stars and the
clear black sky)
This wine used to be called Vous en Voulez
en Voila, but we had a think about the
light dry white wine, mineral and fresh,
Terret gris fermented and aged a year
on lees in one 500l Austrian barrel.
tart Aperitif or with white fish.
as freshness. With curry or tart.
muscat, a lighter more vinous equilibrium
than Douce Providence. Not made in 2007.
name's from Jacques Brel because everybody
needs a little bit of tendresse...