The vines that produce this cuvée have fossil oysters as pebbles of "Ostrea Crassissima": this fossilized oyster is very large, characteristic of the Miocene (3 to 25 million years).
His current descendants live in the warm African seas.
Grape varieties: Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Viognier
Soil: Clay and limestone, dating from the Miocene and Villafranchian
Yield: 30 hl / ha
Alcoholic strength: 13.8% vol.
Aging: Fermentation in new barrels of Roussanne, Grenache and Viognier, then aging in barrels: for Grenache and Roussanne, Viognier.
The barrels are assembled in January in steel vats and prepared for bottling.
Ostrea A.O.C. Languedoc 2018
Wine to be drunk chilled (8° C-10° C) on cooked prawns, lobsters in a spicy sauce, scallops with saffron, dry goat cheese.