Domaine Santa Duc Les Quatre Terres Côtes du Rhône 2021
AGEING : 18 months in 90% 36-hectoliter oak Stockinger foudres, and 10% 8-hectoliter terracotta amphorae. Unfined and unfiltered at bottling.
LOCATION : Parcels located at Vacqueyras and Rasteau classified as Crus, but also at Roaix and Séguret classified as Côtes-du-Rhône Villages. It is this blend of four terroirs that gave this wine its name “Quatre Terres”.
AGE OF VINES : Average 40 years.
METHOD OF CULTIVATION : Ecocert-certified organic and Demeter-certified biodynamic.
GEOLOGY : Piedmont sand from the erosion of Miocene safre at Vacqueyras and Roaix. Limestone clay alluvial terraces at Séguret. Red limestone on the sandstone of the old Ouvèze terrace at Rasteau.