Lost up high in the Pyrenées mountains near Perpignan, a place called Fenouillèdes in the village of Caramany (Pyrénées-Orientales), the honey bee farm was created in 2007 with 200 hives. Since 2009, the farm transitioned to organic and in 2011 they started producing grapes on 4 hectares in the town of Montner. The vineyards are certified AB (organic agriculture) and vinification is done “naturally”, fermenting with indigenous yeast without any oenological chemicals added.
Grape: Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, Muscat d’Alexandrie
Soil: mica, schist
Average Age of Vines:
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: direct press, carbonic maceration
Added S02: minimal