2020 Clos du Gravillas Sous les Cailloux des Grillons

Languedoc, France

This blend of 7 red varieties from southern France is a glass of joy with its savoury, spiced red fruit and woody herbs.



About The Wine

Gravillas references the stark white gravel soils of this organic estate in the rugged high country of the Languedoc.

Woven from a total of 7 varieties, this fresh, vibrant unoaked red is led by Syrah and Carignan.

A perfect glass with cured meats, its joyful juicy spiced red fruit is tempered by savoury spice and woody herbs.

About Clos du Gravillas

Located in the little town of St-Jean-de-Minervois, Clos du Gravillas sits in the rugged, rocky landscapes of the vast Parc National du Languedoc. Now 8 hectares in size, the estate was established in 1999 by Kentucky native John Bojanowksi and wife Nadine, who hails more locally from Narbonne.

Run to strict organic practices, vineyard yields are kept extremely low from a range of 15 local red and white varieties.

Located on a plateau around 300m in altitude, its soils are distinctive rocky white limestone chips, appearing stark and dazzling in the brilliant southern sunlight.

Clos du Gravillas vines
Clos du Gravillas vines
Languedoc, France
Additional Info

From the Producer

Located at 300m above sea level, the Clos du Gravillas is an 8 hectare property on a high plateau within the Languedoc.

‘Sous les Cailloux des Grillons’ is a blend of 7 indigenous varieties from the estate’s youngest vines, though still with very low yields of 29 hl/hectare. All are planted on stony soils of crushed chips of white gravel and farmed according to biodynamic methods.

Intended as an earlier drinking style, this is fermented and aged in stainless steel for 12 months.

Blend : Syrah, Cabernet, Carignan, Grenache, Counoise, Terret Gris, Mourvèdre blend
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

John and Nadine Bojanowksi (Photo credit: Les Caves de Pyrene)
John and Nadine Bojanowksi (Photo credit: Les Caves de Pyrene)
Languedoc, France

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