The Condrieu is a blend of two parcels situated in Limony. One has direct southern exposure and granite soils with very little clay, which adds richness to the wine, while the other is east-facing and pure granite soils, which bring elegance and finesse to the cuvée.
Merlan, Les Côtes
Vines planted in2010s
Vineyard size0.95 ha
ExpositionSouth and East
Low temperature press (10-15ºC), settling, and fermentation. Natural yeast alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation in barrel.
Elevage8-10 months in barrel (10% new oak)
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Total production average3,900 bottles