Domaine Fond Cyprès - Cyprès de Toi Rouge 2018



Producer:  Fond Cyprès

Country:  France

Region:  Languedoc-Roussillon

Subregion or Appellation:  Corbières

Viticulture:  Certified Organic 2006

Terroir:  Calcareous soil and blue marl, yet winds are just as important: the “vent Cers” from the northwest brings cold, dry weather as a counterpoint to the warm, humid air to the east, the Mediterranean “vent Marin”

Varieties Grown:  Carignan, Syrah, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Viognier

Domaine Size:  18 ha


Light with gentle chewy tannins

Grapes:  Syrah (75%), Grenache (25%)

Vintage:  2018 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  ~3 weeks in concrete followed by élevage in Flextank

ABV:  13.5%

Notes:  young vines, hand harvested, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, sans soufre (no added sulfur)