Domaine du Deffends – Vins Coteaux Varois

Champ du sesterce

To accompany sea bass with liquorice

Champ du sesterce – Red Wine

Colour with green reflects. Nose: Fine and elegant with anis notes. Mouth: Vivid attack, citrus and fruity notes. Then round wine turning towards garrigues aromas, rosemary, liquorice.

Vin de pays de la Sainte Baume

  • Chalky soil
  • Southeast oriented hillsides
  • 40 years old average vine
  • Yield: 25hl/ha
  • Royat cordon system of pruning.
  • Tying up on 2 wire plus 2 lift wires
  • Ploughted or grass covered soil
  • Hand harvest.
  • Tanks are filled with the stalk without crushing
  • Long alcoholic fermentation 20 days at 28°C
  • Treading twice/three a day, and frequent pumpig over for the best extraction of matter.
  • Very smooth pressing thanks to pneumatic presses
  • 10 month ageing in tank.
  • Wine slightly filtered, and not clarified