The plots inserted in the pine forests, facing south, facing the mountain of Alaric and Canigou are hung on the southern slope of the Montagne Noire.
The grape varieties mainly in black Grenache and Syrah are supplemented by old Carignans and Cinsaults for a low hectare production of 25 to 30 hectoliters.
Manual harvesting in crates and de-stemming before cold maceration followed by long winemaking Thermo-regulated in stainless steel vats.
For our vintage Excelsus, we realize full vinification in new French oak barrels to achieve the exceptional.
A 15-month aging will be done in vats for some vintages while others will occupy the casks.
Our wines are representative of the appellation with the desire to seduce you during the tasting.
If our goal is constant, however, we want you to enjoy each vintage according to its specificity which rain and sun are the artisans.
They will accompany with ease the cooking of the South-West or Southern, will be of course good companions of the cheese and will excel on the game, gardianes, cassoulets ...
Small yields, manual tasks, sustainable agriculture, old vines, a southern climate, the experience of some, the passion of others and the desire of everyone to make an exceptional wine.
The AOC Minervois La Llivinière, 1st Cru of Languedoc, created in 1999 highlights an exceptional terroir dedicated to red wines.
In its bosom, the village of La Livinière, called Cella Vinaria (wine cellar) quoted by Cicero in 70 before our era symbolizes by its unexpected steeple, the head of the appellation.