Les Chemins de Traverse

This cuvée was born in 2010 out of a desire to explore a parallel path; it is the gamble of “zero sulphur” in a lively but straightforward wine, crisp and fresh thanks to the Cinsault, complemented, according to the vintage, by Grenache. A joyful wine!

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Appellation

Vin de France

Vintage
Varieties

Cinsault (45 years old)

Terroir

Slopes of clay and limestone gravel

Viticulture

Goblet pruning, cultivation with ploughing 1 row in 2, inter-vine cultivation

Harvest

Picked by hand, Sorting in the vineyard and in the cellar before destemming

Winemaking

Wooden conical tanks, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, 12 days of maceration then racking to stainless steel tanks

Ageing

In vats for 4 months with stirring of the fine lees

Production

3300 bottles, Bottled unfined and unfiltered

Tasting Note

Explosive nose of fresh red fruit, light and easy on the palate for this elegant Cinsault

Pairings

Perfect for poultry, pork and veal dishes. Soft cheeses. Chocolate/red fruit dessert

Alcohol

13%

Evolution

Drink within 5 years

Service

Decant and serve at 15ºC