2016 AOC - Pleine Lune

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2016 AOC - Pleine Lune


Aromatic and juicy. Notes of rhubarb, blackberries and violets. Long, soft and very easy to drink.

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Cuvée: Pleine Lune

Style: Still

Colour: Red

Grapes/Blend: Syrah. Vines were planted in 1990.


Vintage: 2016

Sulphur: none added

Soil: Sand & Granite

Yield: 35 hl/ha

Destemmed, 3 week concrete vat vinification with no SO2. Aged in a combination of 80% neutral demi-muids and 20% old barrels for 12 months, then 3-4 months en mass in tank before bottling unfined and unfiltered.

"Pleine Lune" or "Full Moon" is made from vines on a south-facing plateau, which is among the warmest of the farm's holdings.