This cuvée, the highest expression of the appellation, reveals its character in exotic touches of tobacco,
cinnamon and violets on a sturdy frame, gripped by fine tannins.
Smoothness and length complete the work of the terroir.
The soil of the Côte Blonde, known locally as arzel, is poor,
mineral (mica and silex) and filtering - the result of the
slow decomposition of the schistose bedrock.