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Hermitage's alluvial terroir
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These pebbles, essentially ancient alluvial deposits from the Rhone, accumulate heat during the day and release it to the vines at night. This soil gives Hermitage wines their silky elegance and tames their power.


What is mating disruption?

This technique of combating insects has been introduced at the Cave de Tain's initiative. The disruptors emit a hormone that prevents the male and female moths from locating each other.


Retrace your steps to go down to the Cave de Tain

At point No. 10, go down the path to the left, then to the right and left again, then straight on to the cross-roads. Turn to the right, then to the left following the Chemin de l'Hermitage and the road to Larnage

End of the visit