Grape Variety: Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan
Producer: Domaine du Petit Oratoire (Lori Haon)
Region: Gard, Southern Rhône, France
Wild Scale: 4/5
Winemaking: Organic (uncertified) grapes were hand harvested and fermented in concrete with indigenous yeast. No fining, filtration or added sulphur.
This Wine: A natural red wine with medium body and light tannins. Fresh fruit characteristics and no oak flavours. A hint of reduction gives pleasant aromas of struck match. Much more fun than your average wine from the Southern Rhône! The name means "You have pushed the cork too far"...
Notes on the Winemaker: Lori Haon is a talented young natural winemaker in the village of Valliguières, not far from Avignon who acquired his first vineyard in 2015. he is creating wines with a really fresh character which is not aways easy in the heat of this region.