La Patience Rouge
About the wine:
Grapes: majority Carignan and Syrah, estate-grown organic
Soil: Old terrace (sandstone)
Making of: the grapes undergo a short spontaneous fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Bottled a few months after harvest after light filtration.
Personality: crunchy Carignan & fruity Syrah notes make for a truly chuggable red! Best served chilled, with just about anything.
About the producer:
Location: the village of Bezouce, close to Avignon, Southern France
Owner & winemaker: Christophe Aguilar
Vineyards: 100 hectares of their own vines, certified organic (AB, Ecocert) + purchase of grapes from neighboring vineyards (HVE sustainable or practicing organics)
Soils: pebbles and sandstone, loess
Main varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, Merlot, Cinsault; Chardonnay, Grenache blanc, Vermentino
Winemaking: indigenous and neutral yeast, vegan-friendly fining, light filtration.