Vin de France Viognier Invictus

Julien Cecillon

Julien Cecillon Vin de France Viognier 'Invictus'
Type

White Wine

Appellation

Vin de France

Variety

Viognier

'Invictus' comes from a 0.4 hectare parcel in Ardoix, a rugged landscape deep into the hills of the Ardèche, that Cécillon acquired in 2016, and a 0.4 hectare parcel in Tournon, which survived from mudflow, droughts, and more. These vines are invincible!

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Les Turcs (Ardoix), Le Gât (Tournon/Mauves)

Soil type

Decomposed granite (Les Turcs) and sand (Le Gât)

Vines planted in1975 (Les Turcs) and 2013 (Le Gât)
Vineyard size0.4 ha each (Les Turcs and Le Gât)
PruningGuyot
ExpositionSouthern
Altitude440 m (Les Turcs) and 125 m (Le Gât)
Vinification

Native yeast fermentation in 50% used barrels and 50% stainless steel vats with bâtonnage (lees stirring)

Elevage15 months in used barrels (50%) and stainless steel vats (50%)
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringBentonite fining / Tangential filtration
Additional info
Total production average4,000 bottles
UPC Code Bottle794020260062
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