domaine ligneres - view of Alaric Mountain


Aric vines are spread across several terroirs, representing the domaine’s identity. They are mostly growing at the foot of Mount Alaric like the “Metairie”, and along the “Coste Lise”, a little hill that separates the main estate from Las Vals. Because of these situations, the soils are a combination of stony, calcareous clay graves lying on blue marls.

Potential Area: 15 hectares
Altitude: 110m to 160m
Soil Type: Carignan: clayey calcareous graves,
Mourvèdre: stony calcareous terraces,
Syrah: thin calcareous gravels.
Varieties planted: Carignan, Mourvèdre, Syrah
Age of vines: Carignan 60  to 110 years, Mourvèdre 20 years, Syrah 20 years.
Plant density: 4500 vines per hectare
Pruning: Mourvèdre and Carignan: gobelet, Syrah: up-tied cordon de royat.

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