Organic grapes purchased from two growers in cool climates. 10,000 vines per hectare under gobelet pruning with close control of yields. Quincié-en-Beaujolais: blue schist and limestone on a northern exposure.Lantignié: granitic sandy soil on a high southeast exposure at 400m.
Blue schist and limestone (Quincié-en-Beaujolais), granitic sandy soil (Lantignié)
Vines planted in50 years old
Traditional Beaujolais fermentation with indigenous yeast: carbonic maceration of whole clusters to obtain an enzymatic fermentation in order to develop fresh, fruity and soft aromas. Minimal mechanical intervention. Soft pump over, twice during the fermentation. No punch-downs. Slow press.
ElevageOne winter in stainless steel tanks
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringUnfined / Unfiltered
Total production average14,000 bottles