Vineyards : They cover about 41,200 hectares/101,764 acres (within 6 French “départements”).
Climate :mediterranean with a prevailing “Mistral” wind. This harsh wind – both necessary and beneficial to the vines’ development – is caused by the difference between the Southern and Northern Rhône’s atmospheric pressures. Highly seasonal rainfall, hot temperatures and abundant sunshine are also the characteristic of this region.
Tasting notes : Its deep colour has a dark, plum-like hue. The nose is classically Syrah, with berry fruit, violet, liquorice. It has a full, rounded palate with delicate tannins, making it unique in the “Côtes-du-Rhône” category.
Food and wine pairing : “Provençale” style cuisine, stuffed tomatoes and aubergines, mixed grills and barbecues.