This cuvée is named after the lord Ermengaud de Fouzilhon who gave lands that were located on Laurens village in the 12th century to the monks who built a monastic barn. The monks (Benedictine and then Cistercian) used to cultivate the vineyards there with really wise and modern at those times, methods which allow Laurens people to enjoy from this teaching.
Harvested by hand. The Syrah component is vinified with carbonic maceration at 30-33°C for 10 to 12 days. The end of alcoholic fermentation occurs at 20-25°C.
Dark red with shades of black cherry. There is a large complexity of aromas with a combination of sun fruits and scents of spices. A deep consistency, powerful, and full-bodied wine offering an intensity of ripe fruits. It has a long and rich palate on velvety tannins with raising hints of pepper. Pair with a roast saddle of lamb with juniper berries, or peppered venison with pears.