1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Vin de Pays de l’Hérault Rouge
Varies: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan 11 - 65 years Clay, Limestone, Flint 1.25 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vines are trained in gobelet and in cordon de royat

• Bud-pruning is used to limit the yields

• Rigorous sorting of the grapes as they come into the winery from harvest

• Only indigenous yeasts are used
• Punch-downs are performed daily

• Wine undergoes occasional, light pump-overs

• Fermentations last between 30-40 days

• Wine ages for about 6 months in cuve, then another 9 months in barrel 


2010 Vin de Pays de l’Hérault Rouge:
• 90% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Carignan
• Wine aged for 12 months in barrel (25% new), then 8 months in stainless steel tank

2011 Vin de Pays de l’Hérault Rouge:
• 95% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
• Wine aged for 12 months in barrel (no new oak), then 8 months in stainless steel tank

General Information

Country
France
Region
Languedoc-Roussillon
Appellation(s)
Vin de Pays de l’Hérault
Producer
Baptiste Lalfert
Founded
2007
Annual Production
< 100 cases
Farming
Organic

Gallery