Newsletter #9 Vineyard Series ‘Mas de Lanus’ Cinsault

By |2016-12-14T09:39:15+00:00May 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Our unfortunately named Mas de Lanus vineyard is split into four sections. Cinsault is quite a small section but it is very important for our Rosé production. Cinsault is a very old grape variety that is thought to have originated in the Herault, our department in the Languedoc. The vine can produce heavy crops, but [...]

Newsletter #8 Vineyard series ‘La Fiere’ Carignan

By |2016-12-14T09:39:15+00:00May 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

'La Fiere' is our Carignan vineyard that is located in the village of Laurens, Faugeres. Carignan is a variety that originates from Aragon in northen Spain. It was widely planted in southern France as a bulk variety and was at one time France's most planted grape variety. On heavy soils it is very easy to [...]