Les Terriens - Ainsi Soit-il
Wine Making: The grapes are de-stemmed, sorted onto a vibrating table and then using natural yeast the maceration starts for 15 days. The malolactic fermentation process in barrels, the Syrah grape is aged for 12 months in demi-muids and barrels..
Terroir: The vineyard for Ainsi Soit-il is located in the heart of Ardèche in two locations, Saint-Julian, and Saint-Alban-Auriolles In the south of Privas. The soils are Mica-schist (a metamorphic rock containing quartz and mica which resembles slate), Gneiss (similar to Granite) and Granite. Continental weather with hot dry summers
Tasting: Of the metamorphic and granite stone that is found in the appellation, Ainsi Soit-il has a dark ruby red colour and ages boldly with dark berry and olive notes. Your first taste coats the mouth elegantly with a burst of flavour. I would highly recommend
How to Drink & Serve: Ainsi soit-il is to be served between 16-18°C. Food Pairing: Gamey foods such as Pigeon and Duck go perfectly.
Region: Rhone Valley