La Paysannerie - 2017 - Marc Castan
Paysannerie may mean “peasantry”, but this wine sure doesn’t smell like a farm! The nose boasts notes of black fruits, leather, cinnamon, and a hint of smoke... Broad and structured on the palate, with assertive tannins, this is a cuvée crafted for the dinner table.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
A blend of Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre and Carignan, from old vines cultivated organically (the entire estate is certified organic by Ecocert) and planted on clay soils. Grapes are harvested by hand using small crates, and only in the morning. The yields are kept under tight control. Natural and non-interventionist vinification, fermentation is completed in barrels, followed by maturation in old wood barrels. Bottled with no fining or filtration, and zero sulphur. Decanting is recommended.
Marc Castan lives in Leucate in France’s Aude department. This future enfant terrible was born in Narbonne, where he grew up impassioned by both land and sea. After choosing to study viticulture and oenology, he inherited his grandfather’s vines. So began his adventure in wine, which initially was limited to selling his grapes to the local cooperative. But in time, Marc developed a desire...All wines
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