1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Toggle Menu Toggle Search

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Baux de Provence Rosé
“Petra”
70% Cinsault, 15% Syrah 15% Grenache 15 years average Clay, Limestone 1 ha
Baux de Provence Rouge “Cornaline”
50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon 40 years average Clay, Limestone 12 ha
Baux de Provence Rouge “Amethyste”
60% Cinsault, 30% Carignan, 10% Grenache 40 years average Clay, Limestone 2 ha
IGP Alpilles Blanc
“Jaspe”
Roussanne 15 years average Clay, Limestone 2 ha
IGP Alpilles Blanc “Dolia”
1/3 Roussanne , 1/3 Marsanne, and 1/3 Clairette 23 years Clay, Limestone .7 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Hand harvested
• Sorting in the vines
• Red grapes are fully de-stemmed
• White grapes are pressed whole cluster
• Fermentation with native yeasts for all wines
• Fermentation lasts 2 to 3 weeks
• IGP Alpilles Blanc “Jaspe” is fermented in cement eggs and stainless steel tank
• IGP Alpilles Blanc “Dolia” is fermented and aged in cement eggs
• IGP Alpilles Blanc “Dolia” is a field blend from the same parcel each year
• Baux de Provence Rosé “Petra” is fermented in cement eggs, on the lees
• Red wines ferment in wood tanks
• Red wines undergo daily, light punchdowns
• “Cornaline” is raised in foudre, “Amethyste” in cement eggs
• Wines are neither filtered nor fined

General Information

Country
France
Region
Provence
Appellation(s)
Baux de Provence, IGP Alpilles
Producer
Dominique Hauvette
Founded
1988
Annual Production
3300 cases
Farming
Biodynamic
View on Google Maps

Downloads & Links

Gallery