"Tortue" Red Côtes du Roussillon Villages

"Tortue" Red 

a typical syrah wine

from Roussillon...


The vines

2 hectares - "Lo Trau del Vaquer" and "Lo Mas Rafel"


Planting density

4000 grapevines / hectare


Vine culture

Short cutting, 6 shoots with 2 eyes. Soil maintenance with plowing, organic fertilizer, ecologic phitosanitary protection.



This Côtes du Roussillon Villages results to a rigorous selection in our old vines.

On this 2 hectares, we have 3 varieties : Syrah is more present, completed with grenache and carignan. A part of the blend stays in barrels in winter.

Harvested manually, removed of their stalks, the three varieties grapes macerate separately with traditional method during 4 weeks; punchings regulars during this time to let an exceptional aroma extraction.


Wine tasting

With a deep red color and a good aroma intensity, ripe red fruits and blackcurrant.

Elegant, hearty, it offers a good expression of the schist soil, sweetness and volume in mouth.


Food pairings

Good pairing with lamb chop, red grilled meats and powerful cheese.