High density of planting (8 500 feet/ha). The soils are plowed and the vines are nourished by the previous year's cuttings, by organic compost and by powdered limestone (to neutralize the soil's acidity).
Human intervention comes into play several times during each season for de-budding, trellising, leaf-thinning...
We harvest all grapes by hand before carefully sorting them in cellar.
Maceration in whole bunch in cement tanks with temperature control .
9 days of slow maceration with indigenous yeasts only.
Pneumatic pressing .
Ageing of 6 months in cement tanks with racking.
After a light filtration, bottling by ourselves.
Intense dark red colour
Aromas of red fruits (black currant raspberry) typical of Gamay.
Mineral and spicy nose.
Mouth with silky tannins which give suppleness, strength and length to the wine.
Temperature : 14-16°C
Accompaniment : Starters, meat, cheese
Conservation : 3-4 years
Technical data Eclat de granite