This wine hails from a 0.70-hectare plot of vines at 'Bas Douby,' which is composed of granitic soils high in iron.
Granitic arena with high iron and shallow manganese content
Vine ageOne parcel less than 10 years old and one more than 50 years old
Vineyard size0.7 ha
PruningGobelet and Cordon
The grapes are exclusively hand harvested with rigorous sorting on the plot and on 300kg boxes. Cold carbonic maceration without pumping over. No added sulfur or yeast
ElevageThe wine ages for 7 months, 40% in 225-liter barrels and 60% in 300-liter barrels. Old barrels of minimum 6 uses are used. Racking,then unfiltered, sulfur-free bottling according to the moon.
Harvest typeHand Harvested