Vin de France
50% Merlot50% Cabernet Franc
Marl soil on the limestone bedrock.
Vine age40 years old
Grapes are mostly de-stemmed, but not crushed in order to maintain the integrity of the berries. Wines are fermented with native yeast in small concrete tanks, sorted by parcel. Moderate extraction by gentle punch-downs or small pump-overs. 20 to 25 days total for maceration and fermentation.
Elevage18 months in oak barrels.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringUnfined and unfiltered