POUDRE D'ESCAMPETTE

REGION: Trouillas, Roussillon 

GRAPE: Grenache Blanc, Gris, an Noir, Macabeu, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Lledoner pelut

AGE OF VINES: an average of 40 years

SOIL: granitic sand, clay/limestone and gravel 

VINIFICATION: whole cluster, foot stomped, short maceration 

ÉLEVAGE: 4 months in stainless steel

A co-fermentation of the classic red and white grapes from the southern Roussillon, Alain looks for the freshness and purity of the ripe bramble fruit, as well as the slight bitterness of the garrigue. The result is very tonic, with layers of complexity, laced with peony, red citrus, and sunshine.   

IMPORTATIONS VIN I VIDA

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, CANADA