Mourgues Du Gres

The vineyards are located in the Mediterranean on the plateau of Beaucaire, where they benefit from both northern and southern sun exposure. The Rhône River is just a few miles away, and the vineyards are covered with galets, the same round flat stones that are famous in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The vineyards have been certified organic by EcoCert since the 2011 vintage, and meticulous care and attention are paid to these vines; overall management, including crop thinning and pruning, are all carried out by hand. Organic fertilizers are used, and treatments are kept to a minimum.

Whites and rosés are fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks; the reds are fermented in cement so that there is an oxygen exchange, and are then aged in cement or barrels depending on the cuvée.

Mourgues du Gres is recognized as one of the very best estates in the Costières de Nimes in the Revue de Vin de France, Guide Hachette, and Gilbert et Gaillard. Each bottle shows the emblem of the sundial that is on the wall of the winery, with the words "Sine Sole Nihil," which translates to "There is nothing without sunshine." For Mourgues du Gres, this symbolizes the maturity and harmony of the wines.

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Mourgues du Gres Fleur d'Eglantine Rose 2017
With an excellent aromatic length and depth, this beauty displays fresh, elegant and fragrant floral notes overlying aromas of pear and light red fruits, including raspberry and red currant.  Fleur d’Eglantine owes its name to the color of its robe, resembling that of a wild rose, perfectly

Mourgues du Gres Costieres de Nimes 2016
Deep ruby with purple hues; aromas of cherry, blackberry, and soft spices lingering through the finish. Full-bodied with a good acidity and character. Tannins are persistent, yet smooth.   Predominately Syrah from younger vines, with Grenache, Mourvedre and old vine Carignan making up the final

Mourgues du Gres Costieres de Nimes 2012
"Mainly Grenache with a little Mourvedre and Syrah blended in. Named for the galets stones found in the vineyards. Aged for one year in concrete tanks. Each bottle shows the emblem of the sun dial that is on the wall of the winery, with the words “Sine Sole Nihil” - There is nothing without

Mourgues du Gres Les Galets Rose 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Slightly more raspberry in color and showing more fruit, the 2012 Rose' Les Galets is made via saigne'e and comes from Syrah, Grenache and a touch of Mourvedre. Loaded with wild strawberries, cherry blossom, hints of herbs and a salty minerality that makes it hard to resist, this