Located in the heart of Occitania, on the thousand-year-old Gaillac vineyard, 22 hectares of vines, a belvedere with atypical architecture, and a small stream (the «riou» in Occitan) which borders the propriety.
While the grapes were delivered to a coop for 8 years, Ludovic had decided to vinified and bottled his own wine. Carole arrived to the estate just after the first harvest, and so entered directly this new adventure named “Mas del Riou”. Alchemy was obvious, passion shared, so by the very beginning of 2018 the estate is officially held by the duo. Two distinct characters, however two complementary personalities offering a natural harmony. Each devote his curiosity to the estate in order to keep making headway.
Soil – Age of the Vineyard
Alluvium and gravels
Destemming, pressing,fermentation and ageing in concrete vats
Light and fruity, this wine also offers spicy aromas. This atypical grape variety, growing only in Gaillac, will charme you.
Dare to break the rules by opening this bottle for the aperitive, stay closer to “terroir” with an assortment of charcuteries, or take it easy to enjoy a good beefsteak