Six Rats Noir 2017

Winery Domaine Le Conte des Floris

Region Languedoc, France

Grapes Syrah 70%, Grenache 10%, Cinsault 10%, Carignan 10%
ProfileDark and fruity, rustic, a little bretty, great example of the effect of elevation on wines in the Languedoc.
Grape GrowingOrganic farming in a rustically wild vineyard. Grapes harvested in 12kg boxes and are pressed with a verticle press.
WinemakingNatural yeast. Aged in 30% very old oak barrels, 70% in the tank. Fined with a vegetable pea protein. Unfiltered. Low sulfur.
More About the WineGrown at a high elevation in one of the 11 villages allowed to append their name to Coteaux du Languedoc AOP, signifying some of the best terroir in the appellation.

Wine Data

Alc13.3

PH3.6

TA3.5 g/L

RS<1 g/L

SoilSyrah is molasse sableuse, Grenache is villafranchien, Carignan & Cinsault are basalt vineyards

Altitude500m

Vineyard AgeSyrah is 25 years, Grenache is 30 years, Carignan & Cinsault are 70 years old

Production Size625 cases

PairingTartare, Beef stew, Steak & frites, Mutton, Pot Roast, Beets, Lamb Chops Cuisines: French, Brazilian, Argentine, Portuguese, Balkan, Russian, Caucasian

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