Entrefaux Crozes-Hermitage Rouge
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Syrah (Shiraz)
Vineyard: 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.
Orientation: Multiple parcels, varied exposure
Soil: Stony terraces of clay/limestone
Viticulture: No chemical additives in their vineyards (practicing biodynamic). Soils are worked manually, grapes are hand harvested.
Vinification: 100% de-stemmed, fermented with natural yeasts. Minimal quantities of sulfur added at bottling.
Aging: 1/3 each: tank, foudre and barrique (mostly used)