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Roc du Piere

Domaine de Courbissac

Roc du Piere Bottle
Appellation
Minervois
Variety
Syrah, Mourvedre
Age of Vines
35–45
Farming
Conversion to organic (ECOCERT) with biodynamic practices
Soil
Chalky limestone, sandstone, gravel
Altitude
350 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, whole cluster, natural yeast fermentation in vat, 9-12 day maceration without pigeage or remontage
Aging
Aged in 40hl foudre

Overview

Roc du Piere, as its name indicates, comes from the rockiest part of Domaine de Courbissac located outside the village of Cesseras in the lieu-dit of Fauzan. This site has a southeastern exposure. Brunnhilde and Reinhard consider this site their premier cru vineyard.

Ratings & Reviews

93

2015 Roc du Piere

Source: JD

90

2014 Roc du Piere

Source: WA

90

2014 Roc du Piere

Source: W&S

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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