Domaine Fond Cyprès - Le Corbières 2016



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


Snapshot of the domaine

Grapes:  Equal parts Syrah, Grenache, Carignan

Vintage:  2016 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  Equal parts blend of Le Carignan de la Source, Grenache du Bois Saint Jaume, and La Syrah de la Pinède

ABV: 14%

Notes:  ~15 (Syrah) and ~60 (Grenache, Carignan) year old vines, hand harvested, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, minimal added sulfur