Domain description :
In the foothills of Mont Ventoux location of the vineyard of Clos Triassic, Even Bakke does not go unnoticed. Follower of Rudolf Steiner, the thinker of biodynamics, and Masanobu Fukuoka, the father of natural farming, Even Bakke gives predominance to the winemaker profession on the winemaker. Probably because, before settling in Ventoux, he toured all winemaking techniques in California and Australia to return to the 100% natural.
Description of the appellation :
The Ventoux appellation is located east of the Rhone Valley. The vines are protected from the Mistral by the lace of the warp Montmirail. It extends over fifty different municipalities, all located between Vaison-la-Romaine and Apt. The wines produced by the Ventoux appellation are fruity and have a nice balance between elegance and freshness.
Description of the region :
Second wine region in France after Bordeaux, the Rhone region is one of the oldest in the country. The vineyard is divided into two zones: the northern Rhone Valley and the southern Rhone valley. Other areas furthest part of the region: Vivarais Luberon, through the Diois. The Bordeaux region can produce red, white and rosé, of all kinds: dry, soft, natural and sparkling. However, the red wines are produced in this region (representing 80% of production). At the heart of the southern area is the Grenache grape that made the red wines "solar". However, the vagaries of climate forcing growers to use the assembly technique to balance their wines. Some additional varieties: Syrah, Cinsault, Mourvèdre and Carignan. For white wines, the grape varieties used are: bourboulenc, Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, piquepoul, Maccabeo, Marsanne, Vermentino or Picardan. Rosé wines from the same grape varieties as the red wines. In the northern area, for red wines, the syrah grape variety predominates. For white wines, the grape varieties used are: Viognier, Marsanne and Roussanne. The designations are the Rhone region are numerous: Cote du Rhone, Cotes du Rhone-Villages, communal AOC (Condrieu, lirac, Côte-Rôtie, Chateauneuf du Pape, etc.) and AOC independent (luberon, ventoux, grignan les adhémar ...).