Grand Cru Selections

Danjou-Banessy Current Releases

Domaine Danjou-Banessy Current Releases

Supernova

Grape varieties: Muscat of Alexandria
Surface area: 1.5 hectares (3.7 acres)
Vine age: Over 70 years old
Terroir: Slate soil “Les Terres Noires”
Viticulture: Organic, grapes are harvested by hand
Vinification: Indigenous yeasts, infusion of whole (slightly crushed) grapes for one month. No chaptalization, no acidification.
Aging: In oak barrels for 10 to 12 months. No fining, no filtration, bottling by gravity corresponding to the phases of the moon.

Coste Cotes Catalanes Blanc

Variety: Maccabeu
Surface area: 3 hectares (7.41 acres)
Vine Age: Over 30 years old
Terroir: Large stones (gallets roulés) on a clay-limestone base
Viticulture: Organic, grapes harvested by hand
Fermentation: Directly pressed, fermentation without chaptalization, or acidification
Aging: In neutral oak barrels for 10 months. No fining, no filtration, bottling by gravity corresponding to the phases of the moon.

Clos des Escounils

Varieties: Grenache blanc, gris and noir
Surface area: 1 hectare (2.47 acres)
Vine age: Over 100 years old
Terroir: Limestone and sandstone
Viticulture: Organic, grapes are harvested by hand
Vinification: Indigenous yeasts, no chaptalization, no acidification
Aging: In wooden tank for two years. No fining, no filtration, bottled by gravity corresponding to the phases of the moon

Roboul Cotes Cotes Catalanes Rouge

Varieties: Mourvèdre & Grenache noir
Surface area: 4 hectares (9.85 acres)
Vine Age: Over 30 years old
Terroir: Large stones (gallets roulés) on a clay-limestone base
Viticulture: Organic, grapes are harvested by hand
Vinification: Indigenous yeasts, infusion of slightly-crushed whole clusters, no chaptalization, no acidification
Aging: In oak barrels from 10 to 12 months. No fining, no filtration, bottled by gravity corresponding to the phase of the moon

La Truffiere Cotes Catalanes Rouge

Varieties: Carignan noir & Grenache noir
Surface area: 2 hectares (4.90 acres)
Vine Age : 80 to 60 years old
Terroir: Slate soil “Les Terres Noires”
Viticulture: Organic, grapes harvested by hand
Vinification: Indigenous yeasts, infusion of slightly-crushed whole clusters, no chaptalization or acidification
Aging In oak barrels for twenty months. No fining, no filtration, bottled by gravity corresponding to the phases of the moon.

Les Myrs Cotes Catalanes Rouge

Varieties: Carignan noir
Surface area: 1 hectare (2.47 acres)
Vine Age : Over 90 years old
Terroir: Slate soil “Les Terres Noires”
Viticulture: Organic, grapes are harvested by hand.
Vinification: 100% de-stemmed, maceration by infusion, fermentation with indigenous yeasts. No chaptalization, no acidification.
Aging: In oak barrels for 20 months. No fining, no filtration, bottled by gravity corresponding to the phases of the moon.