(2006 Vintage) "This terroir lies in the lower area of La Tourtine. The terroir is small, with particular features: first it is sheltered by the hill from the Mistral wind and it gets a light breeze that goes up along the narrow terraced slope; then it faces south, south-west which gives it maximum sun exposure. These exceptional conditions allow the Mourvedre vines - 95% in that area- to reach an ideal maturity. The low yield makes it a rare wine. This vigorous and powerful wine with its dense tannin is often ...
Wine Advocate(2005 Vintage) "This already has a little more lift on the nose than the regular Cuvee Classique, especially the leather and forest floor component. The palate is full-bodied, very intense and with good concentration. Harmonious, smooth in texture with a plump finish of blackberry, cranberry and leather. Good length. Excellent. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025"