La Paysannerie - 2022 - 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
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
100% Mourvèdre from vines in their third year of conversion to organic farming, in the lieux-dits of Pech Redon and Combe de l'Aval. Manual harvest and natural vinification: total destemming, 20 days of maceration, pressing, end of fermentation in oak barrels that have seen five wines and 10 months of aging on the lees. Bottled at the estate on the 9th June 2023, without fining, filtration or addition of sulphites.
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 to...All wines
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