A juicy energetic, medium bodied red with sour cherry, raspberry, redcurrant, and pops of pepper, herbs, and leather. The 50 year old vines are hand harvested, followed by whole cluster fermentation in oak barrels and concrete tanks. The wine matures there for 6 months. Only about 3,000 bottles per vintage.
French law does not allow the use of Jurancon Noir in Cahors PDO and regulators told Fabien he had to remove the grape from his wines. But because it's his favorite, he kept it in, declassified to Vin de France, and renamed his wine as a response to AOC laws. Fabien is a fifth generation winemaker from the southwest of France.