Domaine de l'Oratoire St-Martin (Alary) Cairanne Haut-Coustias Blanc 2014
|Brand||Domaine de l'Oratoire St-Martin (Alary)|
40% Marsanne, 40% Roussanne, 10% Clairette, 10% Grenache Blanc. Estate vineyards are located in the northeastern part of Cairanne, on a series of hills locally referred to as the “mountain.” Soils are a unique mix of clay and chalk. The lieu-dit ‘Haut Coustias’ faces full south. Vine age 70 to 90 years. Hand-harvested. Fermented on indigenous yeasts in demi-muid. Marsanne and Roussanne are aged in demi-muid; Clairette and Grenache Blanc are aged in tank. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.