Domaine de Chamans / Open Now / 750mL
Chamans is a Parker-rated vineyard that sits in the south facing foothills of the Montaigne Noire in the Minervois region of the Languedoc. Isolated from other vineyards, they can pursue their own non-interventionist farming philosophy, based on organic and biodynamic principles. (EcoCert and Demeter certified). Their symbol, the black sheep, is there to remind to everyone the Languedoc is a region that offers the opportunity to make exciting wines if you don’t follow the crowd.
Blend: Syrah 60% / Mourvedre 40%
Yield: 30hl/ha (hand harvested mid-September)
Soil: Clay and limestone
Viticulture: AB & Demeter certified
Vinification: Mourvedre and Syrah destalked but not crushed. Fermented 3 weeks in concrete tanks followed by Malolactic, before blending and then aged. 11 months on fine lees in small concrete tanks.