2016 was a difficult year for a several wine regions in France. Between hail and frost, vines were hard to harvest. But rest assured: the Roussillon region was very lucky. Despite a slight lack of water and smaller-sized grapes, harvest will generate very tasteful wines.
After a dry spring and a very hot summer, grapes had difficulties to grow large and required more time to ripen. However, thanks to producer’s ancestral knowledge and experience, they could handle the situation and create wonderful wines. Indeed, harvested was fastened to preserve the quality of the wine by respecting the fundamental steps of oenology.
The 2016 vintage has created superb white wines, since the late maturity of the grapes favorized acidity and rich aromas. The red wines are well-balanced, and the Fortified Sweet Wines are fresh and gourmand.
Owing to the size of grapes, available quantities will be smaller than last year, but the wines will remain elegant, rich and very tasty!