From a single parcel in the lieu-dit of "Les Thorins" on an eastern exposure. Soils are a sandy strata referred to as "gorrha" made of a strong decomposition of granite, resulting in a mix of quartz, clay, and iron oxide.
"Gorrha" - sandy strata made of a strong decomposition of granite, resulting in a mix of quartz, sand, clay, and iron oxide
Vines planted in60 years old
Semi-carbonic maceration of whole clusters with native yeasts in concrete tanks of 54hL. Temperature controlled and kept below 25 degrees C. Daily pumpovers during fermentation which lasted 15 days. No added enzymes. No filtration. 10 mg/L of SO2 added at racking and 5 mg/L added at bottling.
Elevage80% in concrete tanks for 12 months, 20% in 228L barrels for 9 months
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringUnfined / Unfiltered
Total production average6,200 bottles + 100 magnums