Domaine Fond Cyprès - La Syrah de la Pinède 2017

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PRODUCER INFORMATION

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

BOTTLE INFORMATION

Vibrant, bright, lush

Grapes:  Syrah

Vintage:  2017 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  ~4 weeks in concrete followed by 9-10 months in barrique with gentle extractions

ABV:  13.5%

Notes:  ~15 year old vines pruned for low yields, hand harvested and immediately destemmed, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, sans soufre (no added sulfur), vineyard site bordered by forest of pine and Cyprus trees