Chateau d'Oupia "Les Heretiques" IGP Pays d'Herault 2019Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00
Varietals:Â 80%Â Carignan,Â 20%Â Grenache
Les HÃ©rÃ©tiques is named in recogntion of the Cathars, a heretical Christian group once based on theÂ LanguedocÂ but wiped out by order of Pope Innocent III in 1208 in response to the murder of a papal representative by a Cathar supporter nearÂ Minervois.
Joe Dressner designed the original label.
TheÂ CarignanÂ goes through a fullÂ carbonic maceration. TheÂ GrenacheÂ isÂ destemmedÂ andÂ maceratesÂ 21-30 days inÂ concrete tanks with oneÂ remontageÂ per day. Three grams of S02 perÂ hectoliterÂ are added afterÂ malolactic fermentation.