Story

The story
The estate takes its name from the horse's ancestor called "Hipparion", which used to live in this area several million years ago. Some fossils can still be found on the hills around the village of Visan.
Location
The vines are located north-west of the village, at 200m high.
Terroir
Sandy marls terraces.
Vinification
Syrah and Grenache grapes are vinified separately in concrete vats. Fermentation at controlled temperatures (28-30°C). Maceration lasts around 15 days.
Varietals
Syrah
Grenache noir
Specifications
Winegrowing label: Agriculture conventionnelle

Advice

Tasting notes
This wine opens on the nose with greedy notes of black fruit. On the palate, there are blackberry and cherry notes as well as cocoa notes on the finish, all wrapped up in velvety tannins.