The Gigondas Les Murailles showed beautifully, with considerable elegance as well as a Provençal charm in its kirsch liqueur, blackberry, cedary garrigue, and loamy soil-like aromas and flavors. Medium to full-bodied and elegant on the palate as well, it has silky tannins and a great finish.
Michel, his son, inherited the same passion. He decided to give a new dimension to his father’s vineyards. The first Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage and Saint-Joseph Ferraton were brought into the world. A close friend of the Ferratons’, Michel Chapoutier brought his know-how. In 1998, the vineyards were converted to organic viticulture, then certified. Before embracing the culture of bio-dynamics. An audacious step, for innovative and strong perspectives.
The grapes are destemmed and the vinification takes place in vats. Extraction by punching down and pumping over. Maceration lasts between 3 to 4 weeks at temperatures between 25-30°C.
Pairs well with beef, lamb, deer, and venison.