Produced from old vines Grenache from vines from two parcels; one is Gramenon's neighbour - the vines are 500m from Gramenon. The other is a parcel owned by Maxime's Uncle. The neighbour's vines are 40 years old and the Uncle's are 80 year old. Hand harvested then fermented using a portion of whole bunches in concrete 'cuve beton'. This wine was called 'Pourpre' until this release when he decided to change it to 'Rubiconde' - this reflects the fact that he feels that the wine is more red fruited than purple fruited! As always it is very elegant with lovely grip and superb freshness. As with all Gramenon made wines the mouthfeel is superb with a lovely seamless quality. Glorious Grenache - pretty & floral - the epitome of Grenache's elegance - this is Maxime's La Mémé. Andrew Guard.