1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Côtes du Rhône Blanc
1/3 Roussanne, 1/3 Grenache Blanc,
1/3 Clairette
8 – 50 years old Limestone, Clay 3 ha
Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Rouge
51% Grenache, 35% Syrah/Mourvèdre, 14% Carignan/Counoise About 50 years old Sandy Molasse, Limestone, Clay 6 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Harvested by hand

• Grapes may be partially or entirely de-stemmed, depending on the vintage

• Natural fermentations with indigenous yeasts

• Vinification lasts for 2-3 weeks in temperature-controlled cement cuves

• Daily pump-overs of the must

• Wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered

General Information

Country
France
Region
Southern Rhône
Appellation(s)
Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne
Producer
Catherine Le Goeuil
Founded
1993
Annual Production
1,600 - 2,100 cases
Farming
Organic

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