Croix de Basson Rouge - Organic wine

Correns is proud of its rocky peak on one of its hills. A cross is established there. It is the symbol of the Day of Atonement. A tradition initiated in 972 and still in force. This wine is the best witness of this tradition.

Story

The story
The terroir and the cooperative winery of Correns are situated in the heart of the village in Provence.
This last extends from the Argens valley, passes through the outskirts of the village, to go stretch towards the most narrow plateaus at the foot of the Mount Bessillon.
The diversity, wealth, harmony of life and natural environment are making this village a privileged terroir for the production of great cuvées.
Vinification
Harvested by machine at night. Short skin maceration. Pressing. Thermoregulated alcoholic fermentation. Prevention of malolactic fermentation.
Traditional temperature-controlled vinification in stainless steel vats.
Varietals
Syrah : 80%
Cabernet sauvignon : 20%

Advice

Tasting notes
Quite complex wine, structured with silky tannins.
Serving
Serve at 16°C.
Ageing potential : 2 to 3 years
Food and wine pairings
Red meat, cheese.