Clos de la Barthassade
Coteaux du Languedoc
60% Roussanne, 40% Chenin Blanc
Vineyards & Viticulture
Organic farming with adherence to the biodynamic calendar. From Saint-Saturnin and Saint-Jean-de-la-Blaquière. The Roussanne was planted in the 1990s. The Chenin plot is named Cargadous and was planted in the mid-1970s. Average yield 25hl/ha.
Stony clay in Saint-Saturnin and red “ruffles” in Saint-Jean- de-La-Blaquière
Harvest & Vinification
Whole cluster press, débourbage (natural settling of must) at 12°C before fermentation in barrels. Aged 11 months in 500 L barrels and barrique (228 L) followed by four months in stainless steel tanks. Minimal SO2 at bottling.