Appellation : Red C�tes-du-Rh�ne Location : Three plots of land located in Gramenon, on the commune of Montbrison sur Lez : two parcels on the limestone plateau at 300 meters altitude and the third one on the more sandy southern slope. Vineyard : Old Grenache vines aged from 50 to 70 years cultivated with biodynamic farming methods. Yield : 20 hl /ha Geology : Gramenon lies on sandstone and shell-sandy soils, making a relief on this landscape of sandy safre. This sandstone bank comes from a molasse layer left by a former maritime coastline under the influence of tidal streams circa 12 million years ago. Natural wine-making process : Sorted manual harvest 15 days maceration in concrete tanks Partially de-stemmed harvest Fermentation with natural yeasts Light addition of sulfite after malolactic fermentation, depending on vintages Ageing : 12 months in barrels and demi-muids. Bottling : in autumn. Short recommendation : Wait at least one year after bottling before

C�tes du Rh�ne La Sagesse

  • Domaine Gramenon