After 27 years importing wine, HPS President Dan Kravitz took the plunge and purchased 13.5 acres of vineyard land in Roussillon. Named Cabirau after the vineyard’s original designation, the domaine lies on a hill below the famed Cathar fortress of Queribus. Planted to Grenache, it includes a prized 3.5 acre parcel of 60 year-old vines. Named “SERGE & MARIE” after vigneron Serge Soulatge (who tends to Dan’s vines) and winemaker Marie Verges of the VTV cooperative (of which Dan is now a full-fledged member!) Tasting Notes: The softness of Grenache is balanced by the mineral backbone extracted from the schistous soils. The Syrah and Carignan add pronounced spicy and peppery components. Intense yet subtle… Serve With: Enjoy with the richest and most intricate of meals.