Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Appellation: Saint Guilhem-Le-Desert Igp
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petite Verdot, 3% Malbec and others
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Terroir de Gassac Valley, 25-30 year old vines. Cool microclimate derived from Gassac River and nearby mountains and sea.
Soil: Red glacial deposits
Viticulture: Estate has been farmed in the traditional and natural way for a thousand years before the Guibert family established the Grand Crus vineyard of Gassac. The Guiberts have maintained the same respectful approach to preserve nature's balance.
Vinification: Long fermentation and maceration (minimum of 20 days) in stainless steel tank. No filtration.
Aging: 13-16 months in oak barrel (max of 10% new wood)
Production: 120,000-150,000 bottles
Notes: A vintage of harmony, finesse and elegance.