Domaine Fond Cyprès - Premier Jus 2018

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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

Not red, not rosé, all glou

Grapes:  Carignan, Grenache

Vintage:  2018 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  2 days whole cluster Carignan immersed in fermenting Grenache juice, then pressed and rested ~6 months in barrique

ABV:  12.5%

Notes:  négociant fruit from a certified organic grower, hand harvested and direct pressed, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, minimal added sulfur