Côtes-du-Rhône "Clos Beatus Ille"
85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault from La Lionne, in the Sorgues district, just at the southern border of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. It's 100% destemmed and fermented and aged in cement tanks. Beatus Ille is a quote from an ancient Latin poem by Horace in the second Epode, that literally means, "happy is the man". It refers to the pleasure of appreciating your beautiful surroundings in the countryside and working under your own volition...an appreciation for what you have in its simplest form.