The story goes...

Inspired by The Passenger, the classic pop-rock anthem by Iggy Pop, its inherently restless character is expressed through a red and a white wine that are made from a different vineyard, terroir and grape variety each year, underscoring its ephemeral nature.
This ‘rolling stone’ concept is clearly mirrored in the labelling of En Passant with constantly changing imagery designed as a storyboard, through the vintages.

Vintage

2020

Grape Variety

60% Muscat, 40% Roussanne

Tasting notes

A light and clean wine full of fresh apricot and peach with a floral and honey nose.

Organic & vegan wine

Certified organic wine and vegan friendly

Press and Awards

Decanter, 3 Feb. 2021 : 90 pts “A clean, fresh and lively white filled with plenty of ripe stone fruit flavours of apricot and peach combine with citrus touches and a crisp apple bite alongside hints of butter pastry and honey. This is enjoyable and good value.”
Wine Spectator, 15 Nov. 2019 : 89 pts. "Peach and apple flavors show floral, lanolin and spice notes in this refreshing white, ending with creamy details. (…)."

Tasting notes

A light and clean wine full of fresh apricot and peach with a floral and honey nose.  A good length that leaves a mouthwatering sensation that entices you into the wine.

Vinification process

Grapes from altitude are pressed slowly in whole bunches - very gentle racking - vinificaton without sulphur, at low temperature - ageing on lees.

Vineyards

Muscat : Roussillon (clay limestone) / Roussanne : Minervois (schiste)

Ageing

Muscat : In stainless steel vat and amphora / Roussanne : In stainless steel vat

Further information

  • Alcohol : 13%
  • Total acidity H2SO4 : 4.63 g/L
  • pH : 3.08
  • Level of sulphur : 73 mg/L
  • Residual sugar : <0.4 g/L