Drink from now - 2029
Vineyard: Our vineyard is the original Clos surrounded by the original stony wall right at the bottom of the Marconnets vineyard. This vineyard used to be part of an ancient estate once belonging to the Burgundy dukes, annexed by King Louis XI after the death of Charles le Téméraire.
Soil: This climat is characterized by a stony, sandy and very filtering soil.
Age of the vines: 45 years old
Maceration process: 30 % whole bunch. short cold maceration, two pigeage a day at the start of the alcoholic fermentation, then pump-overs during maceration for a gentle extraction.
Total vatting time: 18 days
Pressing: Pneumatic press
Total elevage: 16 months
Oak used: 30% new oak, light and long soft toast from Allier forest.
Operations performed during ageing: One racking before bottling
Filtration: No fining, no filtration
All the vinification and ageing operations are carried out with reference to the lunar calendar.