Entrefaux Crozes-Hermitage Rouge
21 hectares of Syrah in Mercurol lieu-dit of Crozes-Hermitage. They yield an average of modest 40 hectoliters/hectare. Average vine age: 30 years.
Multiple parcels, varied exposure
Stony terraces of clay/limestone
No chemical additives in their vineyards (practicing biodynamic). Soils are worked manually, grapes are hand harvested.
100% de-stemmed, fermented with natural yeasts. Minimal quantities of sulfur added at bottling.
1/3 each: tank, foudre and barrique (mostly used)