Domaine Fond Cyprès - Retour de Milan 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


An orange wine Laetitia and Rodolphe dreamed up traveling in Italy

Grapes:  Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains

Vintage:  2017 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  macerated on the skins for 6 weeks in Flextank and rested for 9-10 months before bottling

ABV:  14%

Notes:  from 6 rows of Muscat in the vineyard for Le Blanc des Garennes; hand harvested, indigenous yeast, unfined, unfiltered, minimal added sulfur