Domaine des Homs

DESCRIPTION

In the heart of the renowned Minervois wine producing terroir, the Domaine des Homs occupies the site of a roman farm where vines and olive trees were cultivated. The name derives from old elm trees which have now disappeared.   The 20 hectare domaine has been owned by the de Crozals family for three generations, a well-established family of Languedoc wine producers.   Jean-Marc and his wife Anne both graduated at the Suze-La Rousse international wine university. They have brought their technical and commercial knowledge and experience to the domaine while maintaining family traditions and have built up, over the years, the reputation of the wines of the Domaine des Homs.

The Domaine des Homs vineyard is in the heart of the Languedoc on the foothills of the Montagne Noire in the Minervois Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée producing area.  The vineyard represents 12 hectares of AOC Minervois and 8 hectares of Vin de Pays

The quality of grapes is essential for the quality of our wines. At the domaine des Homs we pay great attention to fruit ripeness and select grapes for harvest only when they are fully ripe and in perfect condition.

The owner, a wine maker, is fully engaged in his profession from his vineyards to the cellar throughout the year, his main aim being to produce grapes in perfect condition. Top quality fruit is the principal condition for the success of each vintage. The harvest illustrates his work methods and respect for traditions, the dates being determined according to grape ripeness. A specific style of vinification is chosen to develop the particular style of each vintage.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Wines Grape Varietal Age of the vines Nature of soil Technical Sheet
Viognier            Vin de Pays D’OC 100% Viognier 12 years pebbles and clays
 Paul             Minervois 80% de Syrah,  20% grenache 38 years pebbles
Clots de Pals    Minervois 85% Grenache, 15% Syrah 20 years pebbles and clays

GENERAL INFORMATION

COUNTRY France
REGION Languedoc Rousillon
APPELLATION(S) Vins de Pays and Minervois
PRODUCER Domaine des Homs
FOUNDED owned by Crozals family for 3 generations
SIZE OF THE VINEYARD 57 acres
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 60.000 bottles
FARMING Organic certified since 2010
WEBSITE www.domainedeshoms.com

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