The Corsica appellation

Corsica

Terroir

The vineyards are located on the island's only plain, backed by rocky ridges rising to 1,200 metres. The soils are composed of recent alluvium, sandy marl, tufa and Quaternary deposits, all of which contribute to the minerality of the wines.

Cépages

For the reds: Niellucio, Sciaccarello and Black Grenache.
For the whites: Rolle.
For the rosés: Grenache, Nielluccio and Sciacarello.

Style des vins

The reds have remarkable bouquets, they are heady and powerful, but with great finesse.
The fruity rosés exude a warm flavour of pepper and smoke.
The whites are fine and fruity.

The Île-de-Beauté PGI appellation

Corsica

Terroir

The variety of soils and terroir - granite, limestone, sandstone, sandy, siliceous-clay and clay - offers a diversity of flavours.

Cépages

Many grape varieties are used: Aléatico, Barbarossa, Carignan, Ganson, Gramon, Lledoner Pelut, Mourvèdre, Nielluccio, Portan, Tempranillo, Ugni, Rolle (Vermentino), Biancu Gentile, Codivarta, Morrastel.

Style des vins

The red wines are powerful but fine.
The rosés are fruity and have a strong personality.