REGION: Rivesaltes, Roussillon
GRAPE: 80% Merlot, 20% old vine Grenache
AGE OF VINES: Grenache (70 years old), Merlot (40 years old)
SOIL: clay-limestone with gravel and granitic sand
VINIFICATION: 8 days of maceration, whole cluster, co-fermented
ÉLEVAGE: stainless steel, 5 months, bottled in January
Laurent harvests quite early, looking for freshness and vibrant expressions of fruit, without losing the sense of terroir and the layers of spice. Idoine has a touch more texture and denser fruit than Otium.