Grapes sourced from the commune of Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne, a village eligible for the Côtes du Rhône-Villages AOC with alluvial soils of galets roulés similar to those of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Vines average 40 years in age.
Kermit works closely with winemaker Jean-François Pasturel to develop the blend. Pasturel is thrilled to be able to have the chance to produce a Côtes du Rhône he does not have to filter to death. It is his tête de cuvée, his pride and joy.
region: Côtes du Rhône
varietal(s): 64% Grenache, 21% Syrah, 8% Mourvèdre, 6% Carignan, 1% Marselan
farming & cellar: sustainable farming, Vinification is traditional, with only natural yeasts, in temperature-controlled, cement cuves Maceration lasts approximately 25 days Wine is aged in cement tank before bottling Bottled unfined and unfiltered
pairing: holiday par-taaayyysss