Languedoc, located in the south of France, borders the Mediterranean
Pyrenees and the Rhone
mild winters and hot, dry summers, it has been a wine growing region
Greek and Roman times.
variety of its terroir make it a particularly
For decades, it has been producing great, powerful, well-textured
in fruitiness and aromatic complexity.
The “Domaine de Pailhès” is
located in the heart of
theLanguedoc region near the city of Béziers.
The estate stretches over 90 ha of vines and 20 ha of wood. It
belongs to the same family
since 250 years.
heat stored during the day on these hillsides
is released when evening comes, enabling an optimal maturity for the
The premium wine, the NO, is made with Syrah and
Grenache grapes coming from plots that have been especially selected
ideal exposure, at the top of the hillsides of the estate.
grapes. Vines in
this well drained soil send roots deep in the earth to
seek the nutrients they need, thus giving a rich and complex structure
« NO de
Pailhès » 2009
Gold medal at Lyon (FR) in 2010
||Vin de pays
Languedoc - France
Stony with limestone and iron-rich clay
Grenache, 40% Syrah, 10% Merlot, 10% Carignan
||Yield : 30 hl/ha en moyenne
Alcohol : 13,5%, PH =
||Traditionnal viticulture, with ploughing
spur pruning, Manual
vinification, with de-stalking
Natural yeasts, no enzyme, no chaptalisation, no
maceration lasting 3 weeks
months in a tank
filtration before bottling
Bottling in the cellar