Minute Papillon - 2022 - Marc Castan
A nose with notes of spices and raspberry... Palate: assertive tannins, a fleshy juice, a Syrah without compromise! Vamos! Decanting is recommended.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
A 100% Syrah from the vineyard site known as Tamaris, a terroir of worn pebbles on clay-limestone soils, on a gentle slope near the banks of the Palme lagoon. The estate is certified organic. Grapes are harvested by hand using small crates, and only in the morning. Vinification: maceration for 20 days, some of the grapes are detemmed, one to two light little pumping over, very little extraction. Fermentation finished in barrels then matured 10 months on the fine lees. Bottled with zero added sulphur.
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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