Winery: Les Vins du Cabanon Alain Castex
Viticulture: natural! Made as it once was!
Region: France - Roussillon
Grape variety: Syrah, Merlot from over one hundred year old vineyards
Alcohol: 12% vol
Wine making: grapes harvested manually; semi-carbonic maceration in steel; spontaneous fermentation with only indigenous yeasts
Aging: for a few months in old wooden barrels; no addition of sulphites, no filtered or clarified
Serve at: 16-18° C
Food matches: for a special evening!
About him: from over one hundred year old vineyards grown on granite soils with gravel and shale deposits here is this splendid deep and complex red wine, potentially one of the most aromatic of its kind that can be found in all of southern France. Alain Castex, one of our greatest heroes, a peaceful peasant who is immensely dedicated to creating magic in Roussillon. Its wines are full of passion, and it's difficult not to mention these without shedding a tear, because the liveliness, soul and heart here embody the spirituality of this immense vigneron!
Purchase conditions: one bottle per order to be associated with a minimum of two other labels of your choice