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.
Quincié-en-Beaujolais and Lantignié
Blue schist and limestone (Quincié-en-Beaujolais), granitic sandy soil (Lantignié)
Vine age50 years old
ExpositionQuincié-en-Beaujolais: northern exposure / Lantignié: southeast exposure
Traditional Beaujolais fermentation with indigenous yeast: carbonic maceration of whole clusters to obtain an enzymatic fermentation. Minimal mechanical intervention. Soft pump over, twice during the fermentation. No punch-downs. Slow press.
ElevageAged one winter in stainless steel tanks.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Total production average14,000 bottles