Wine Region: Cotes du Roussillon, France

Grapes: Grenache Gris, Maccabeu

Tasting Notes

Peony, narcissus and fresh lime scent the Roc des Anges 2011 Cotes du Roussillon Llum, along with intimations of what on the palate performs like a juicy, lime-drenched and tinglingly invigorating salad of cucumber and radish. There is remarkable lushness of texture here considering the animation and brightness also conveyed, and the musky, alluring floral perfume keeps pace in a prolonged finish with the dynamic interaction between crisp-edged fruit and stony, crystalline mineral matter.

About the Winery

Vineyard located on the Pyrenean foothills mainly on the slopes of Montner, a village set in an amphitheater facing north. Soils of shallow schists with a surface horizon made up of sands: poor soils, filters, minerals. Catalan grapes dominant. Old vines (50 to 110 years old) rub shoulders with young vines in mass selections. 35 hectares. Average natural yield 20 hl / ha. Vineyard grown in Biodynamie since 2011 (member of Biodyvin - certified organic by Bureau Veritas). Vinification in indigenous yeasts, simple, precise and natural work based on respect for the wine's breathing.

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