In Cassis, white is king
It was in the 16th century that the vineyard specialized in the production of white wine. From this date, it becomes a specificity of Provence and forges the reputation of Cassis wines, while rosé wine dominates in Provence.
Over the past twenty years, the area of the Cassiden vineyard has grown from 180 to 215 hectares. Twelve active estates are grouped together within the Syndicat des vignerons, which ensures that all the standards for obtaining the controlled designation of origin are respected (varietal, pruning, cultivation methods, etc.).
Thanks to its geographical position, the wine produced in Cassis is unique. There are 2 main factors that come into play, Cassis has a vineyard between sea and mountains. The sea and the wind bring freshness and some saline notes, on the other hand the ocher rock of Cap Canaille gives a lot of minerality to the wine. After a few years of keeping, the white wine of Cassis would even take on notes of honey.