“2018 - Non contractual picture. Land of contrasts, Languedoc-Roussillon gives birth to fruity wines, representative of an exceptionally diverse terroir. The foothills of Corbières, Minervois those where the scrubland, embrace the big blue Mediterranean constituent, with a sunny climate, the ideal cradle for the cultivation of the vine. Here comes the 6th Sense, the promise of the original expression of South typical grape varieties of France. Fruit of the alchemy of climate and the earth, 6th Sense is the ideal consensus of sight, touch, hearing, smell and taste and take you to explore your sixth sense. Domaine Gerard Bertrand: In 1975, in the vineyards of Domaine Villemajou the heart of Corbières, Gérard Bertrand made his first harvest and discovered his passion for wine. He perfected his training for twelve years alongside his father Georges Bertrand.
Very attached to the values of performance and excellence learned on rugby fields, Gérard Bertrand continues his quest to reveal the best soils of the region and promote the world. It is in this spirit that he took over the family torch to Villemajou Domaine after the accidental death of his father in 1987. Five years later, he created the company of Gérard Bertrand wines to develop a range of products from the South La France. He will redeem the following years Cigalus, Château Laville Bertrou and the Domaine de l'Aigle. Convinced that an early wine in harmony with nature is the best way to reveal the typical characteristics of a terroir and develop Grands Vins Gérard Bertrand has committed since 2002 towards biodynamics to Cigalus. This culture helps to strengthen the balance of the vine and its environment. It reinforces the quality approach adopted there nearly 30 years. Today, the group, they are 300 people working there to reveal the great wines of this region. A vineyard in excellent health, a preserved environment and magnified wines demonstrate the relevance of the approach. Some plots have been identified with a unique potential revealing the particular history of the place and the age of an exceptional terroir. They are recognized as famous wine of the South of France. The Hospitalitas, The Forge, Viala and the Golden Eagle are among the gems of the collection with as emblematic symbol: Le Clos D'Ora.
Real accomplishment for Gérard Bertrand, it symbolizes the values of the group and the passion of its teams. The cellar, old barn renovated, is located over a geological fault in a unique terroir of hard limestone and clay.”
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