Vineyards & Viticulture
Organic farming with adherence to the biodynamic calendar. From stony terraces on poor soil in Montpeyroux. Vines were planted in the early 1980s. Cordon de Royat trained. Average yield 40hl/ha.
Limestone scree terrasses
Harvest & Vinification
All work done by gravity. Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks. 50% whole cluster. Native yeast. Gentle extraction using minimal pump-over and punch-down. Long and gentle press. No added SO2 until after malolactic fermentation and minimal additions at bottling. Ten months aging in 85% stainless steel tanks and 15% barriques.