100% Syrah. The grapes come from three distinctive parts of the Hermitage hill - the majority of the blend comes from Diognières, which is at the base of the hill. The next parcel is Péleat which sits above Diognières and finally, Greffieux which sits at the base of Le Méal on the hill. “Farconnet” was the name of a nobleman back in the time of Jean-Louis Chave’s great grandfather. He was actually the man from whom the great grandfather bought the Bessards parcel.