Our « Hommage à Jérôme Quiot » are wines which, by their fruity side are approachable to many amateurs. They put forward their characteristics of the appellation they belong to. We chose to make these wines “Pleasure Wines“ combining the terroirs tradition and a fruity trend for a wise and relaxed consumption.

Story

The story
We don’t have any vine in Cairanne, this wine is carefully chosen from our winemaker colleagues. It’s one of the rare Southern Rhône appellations we don’t directly produce. However, the Cairanne wines particularity and individuality pushed us to continue to select this wine when it became cru, in 2016.
Location
Cairanne is a delightful village set on a rocky outcrop, offering visitors an irresistible range of luscious red and white wines. The appellation assets: a “town” spirit maintained for several winemaker generation who made out of their wine and their job a craftsmanship for excellence.
Terroir
Clay-and-limestone terroir on ancient "garrigue".
Southern exposure
Average age of the vineyards : 35 year old.
Vinification
Traditional wine-making process. Fermentation in tanks during 3 weeks, with controled temperature and pumping over.
Varietals
Grenache noir : 50%
Mourvèdre : 20%
Syrah : 20%
Carignan : 10%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 15 ABV

Advice

Ageing potential
5 years, 5 to 10 years
Tasting notes
Brilliant ruby colour. Concentrated cherry and raspberry aromas. Round and well- balanced with smooth tannins and excellent length.
Food and wine pairings
Serve it at 16-17° with dishes in sauce, terrines, barbecue and grilled red meats.