Domaine Fond Cyprès - Le Grenache du bois Saint Jaume 2017



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


Savory and expressive with a long finish and aromas of garrigue

Grapes:  Grenache

Vintage:  2017 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  ~4 weeks in concrete followed by 9-10 months in Burgundy barrels

ABV:  15%

Notes:  ~60 year old vines, hand harvested, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, sans soufre (no added sulfur), vineyard site bordered by woods on three sides