‘Salamandre’ Orange, Saint-Cyrgues 2021 – Costières de Nîmes, France
In the Costieres de Nimes appellation of the Cotes-du-Rhone, Jean-Pierre Lefaud and son Loic took over from owner Guy de Mercurio in 2015. Working with organic principles over 40ha, certifying in 2016. The Costieres de Nimes region shares the same terroir as the southern Rhone, galet stones (the signature stones of Chateauneuf du Pape) and sandstone. Saint Cyrgues was seized during the French Revolution as clerical property, after it went through many different ownerships. Loic now works alongside the estate oenologist as the sixth generation of winemakers.
The Château Saint Cyrgues estate is located in the South of France, near Nîmes. It faces the Petite Camargue, one of the most beautiful sites in France, and the Mediterranean Sea. The estate is over a hundred years old, but keeps up with the times as it is certified organic.
From the vineyards in the Petite Camargue they have produced this great entry level orange wine with plenty of summery flavours, peach and tone fruits abound.
Easy drinking, summery and delicious!
Region: Costieres de Nimes
Grape: Grenache Blanc
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Food pairing: Summer salads, caramelised apricots with ricotta, roast chicken with peaches and cashew salad will work well with the fruit in the wine, or just drink it in the sun!