Looking for that exceptional bottle of red for someone special? This is our award-winning cuvée, Le Songe d’Éocène 2016. (Note, the wooden presentation boxes are currently unavailable.)
GrapesSyrah (70%) / Grenache (25%) / Mourvèdre (5%)
Terroir & viticulture
SOILS: Limestone deposits; gravel subsoil
VITICULTURE: Manual harvest using small crates. First checking/sorting of the grapes on the vine. Harvest stored in a cold room. Manual sorting table for second check/sorting of the grapes.
WinemakingIn thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Vatting is from 21 to 28 days under controlled temperatures. Aged in oak barrels of 228 L and 300 L for 18 months.
COLOUR: Deep black-red with purple reflections.
NOSE: Plums; crème de cassis; mocha; spices.
PALATE: Intense dark fruit; warm spice; black olives; crushed pepper; fine-grained tannins.
Food matchesSirloin steak and sautéed mushrooms; marinated venison stew; stuffed red peppers with garlic, rosemary and thyme. Perfect with duck accompanied by pea purée and grilled vegetables.
ServingServe between 15° and 18° C.
Rewards & Ratings
Decanter 2018: 95 pts
Wine Advocate 2018: 95 pts
Concours des Grands Vins de France de Mâcon 2018: Médaille d'Or
Wine Advocate 2019: 96 pts