Anders Frederik Steen

Valvignères, Ardèche

Searching for the Space Monkey

2018

A direct press of a little of all the fruit they harvested both from their own vineyards in Valgrand and those of the Oustric family in Valvignères. Those being Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Carignan, Syrah and Grenache Noir. The juice was pressed off and added parcel-by-parcel as it arrived in the cellar, then fermented and aged in resin vats. As one might expect this is fruit-forward and vibrant, displaying great harmony despite the tongue-twisting number of grapes. 

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