Clos de la Grand'Cour is the monopole vineyard surrounding the domaine that was purchased by Jean-Louis's father when he moved to Fleurie in 1969. The domaine produces two cuvées - one from 5 hectares of "young" vines that average 45 years old, and a "Cuvée Vieilles Vignes" from the 1.8 hectares of oldest 80 year old vines.
Deep soils on granitic bedrock.
Vine age80 years old (average)
Cold vatting (approx. 7-8°C). Carbonic maceration. Whole cluster, natural yeast fermentation in concrete vats.
ElevageThe wines were aged in oak barrels for 9 months.
Harvest typeHand Harvested