Geography: Southwest France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). From 3 plots averaging 40 years old and totaling 3 hectares, on red clay with limestone rock. The farming is certified-organic and the harvest by hand. Fully destemmed fruit is pressed and fermented with native yeasts and a 2-week maceration in tank; the wine is aged for a year in used 500-liter tonneau.