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Les Traverses

Domaine de Courbissac

Les Traverses Bottle
Appellation
Minervois
Variety
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Age of Vines
12–25
Farming
Conversion to organic (ECOCERT) with biodynamic practices
Soil
Clay limestone, sandstone, gravel
Altitude
250-300 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, partial whole cluster, natural yeast fermentation in tank and concrete
Aging
6 months in concrete tank

Overview

A blend of roughly equal parts Grenache, Syrah & Mourvedre, Les Traverses comes from primarily the younger vines on the property and is aged in concrete. Fermentations are natural with partial whole clusters. No pigeage or remontage.

Ratings & Reviews

90

2016 Les Traverses

Source: JD

Languedoc, France
  • Location
    Languedoc, France
  • Appellation
    Minervois
  • Proprietor
    Reinhard Brundig
  • Winemaker
    Brunnhilde Claux
  • Size / Elevation
    30 hectares / 250–350 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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