N°2 Le Matelas 2014
Ocean Aged on Tres Hombres
Domaine de Chamans is a family-owned vineyard. The 14ha of vines, surrounded by garrigue and woodland, sit in
the south-facing foothills of the Montagne Noire in the Minervois region of the Languedoc.
Isolated from other vineyards, the family pursues their own non-interventionist farming philosophy, based on
organic and bio-dynamic principles.
Demeter and EcoCert certified (since 2010).
Under Vine : 14 ha
Altitude : 220-300m
Direction : South facing
Vine age : 12-30 ans
Soil : Clay and limestone
Yield : 25 hl/ha
Pruning : Gobelet
Density : 4000 p/ha
Harvest : Hand harvested with additional selection on a table de tri
All wines are vinified, varietal by varietal, in French oak barrels, foudres, concrete
tanks and a concrete egg.
Destemmed grapes fermented in small concrete tanks for 6 weeks before pressing.
Grenache and Cinsault are blended then aged for 12 months in a foudre.
Monrvèdre stored in a tank on fine lees before final blending. After a light filtration, the wine is bottled to a descending moon for aging potential, with a minimum of added sulfur.