Melina Rouge

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Melina Rouge

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Rich, clean yet with a crisp freshness

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Cuvée: Melina Rouge

Style: Still

Colour: Red

Grape Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan

ABV: 13%

Vintage: 2016

Bush vines. Manual harvest. Native yeast. No additions. Fermented in tank, 1 year in old oak. 

Sulphur: None

Soil: Sandstone, "shimmering" limestone, mollusc shells. 

Climate: The temperature difference between day and night (15-35 degrees), plus cold air from the Cevennes mountains also helps to keep the wine fresh. Winds, including the Mistral, help cool the vines. The sea is 40-50km away, adding salinity.

Yield: 35hl/ha