La Falaise

LA FALAISE - AOP

«This wine takes its name from the sheer quartzite cliff that dominates the vineyard in Causses-et-Veyran. »

Terroir & vineyards

While the estate is named after the stream running through the vineyard, the wine itself takes its name from the sheer quartzite cliff that dominates the vineyard in Causses-et-Veyran.

Vinification and aging

Machine harvesting. Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats (25°C). Long maceration period for Syrah grapes (20 days). Malolactic fermentation in stainless-steel vats.

Tasting notes

An intense black colour. A delicate nose with black fruit and pepper aromas and a slightly smoky note.  In the mouth, a black fruit notes underpinned by a rich yet supple structure

Met & Wine Agreement

Goes well with lamb skewers or game (venison with cranberries, quail with grapes). To be enjoyed at 16-17°C, immediately or within 5 years.

Grapes

50% Syrah
35% Grenache
15% Carignan

Designation

AOP Saint Chinian

Potential of Guard

To be enjoyed today or in the next 5 years.

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