VDF Rosé "L'Epatant Antidote"
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois locally). From 1 hectare of 40-year-old vines on the clay-limestone soiils of the causse (limestone plateau of Cahors). The farming is certified-organic and the harvest of these low-yielding vines is by hand. The wine is a blend of 50% free-run and 50% press juice, fermented with native yeasts in stainless steel, followed by brief aging in same. The full name of "Formule Secrete: L'Epatant Antidote à la Chaleur du Causse" is indicative of the intention to craft "a refreshing antidote to the heat of the Causse".