The story: One of the oldest wine regions in Europe, many wines from Costieres de Nimes still sport the symbol of the original Roman settlement: a crocodile chained to a palm tree (it was a favorite retirement place for Caesar's generals after campaigning in Egypt). Today, the Kreydenweiss family's biodynamic vineyards continue a tradition of winemaking that stretches back over two millennia.
In your mouth: I'm deliciously textured, with fine-grained tannins and bright, precise flavors. Hints of spice and earth join dark plum notes on my silky palate, drawing you close enough to catch a waft of my herbal perfume. I linger at the finish, intriguing to the very last drop.