Karine and Nicolas Mirouze
Imagine a natural park of over 700 acres in the rocky hills above Corbières. In the center of this private reserve owned by the Mirouze family for over a century, surrounded by forest and garrigue, you’ll find 50 acres of isolated vineyards. Nicolas Mirouze took over this family domaine in 2000, though prior, all of the grapes were sold off to négociants. Alongside his wife Karine, the pair spent the next decade gradually bringing the soil back to life and converting the domaine to certified organic farming in 2010. In 2019, the estate also became certified biodynamic. They make all of their own compost, keep sheep to graze in the vineyards, and ensure biodiversity by planting hedges around the vines.
As young winemakers, Nicolas and Karine began producing the excellent v...