Vineyard: Our Vergelesses vineyard is located in the North-East of the appellation, bordering Pernand-Vergelesses appellation. Facing south and well drained, it always gives fresh, complex and mineral wines with a good amount of chalkyness.
Soil: Steep slopes composed of a sandy marl and limestone.
Age of the vines: 30 years old
Maceration process: Whole bunch pressed, lightly crushed. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in barrels, sur lies without batonnage.
Pressing: Pneumatic press
Total elevage: 14 months
Oak used: French oak casks. 25% new, light and long soft toast, from Tronçais and Allier forests Operations performed during ageing: One racking before bottling
Filtration: fining followed by light filtration
All the vinification and ageing operations are carried out with reference to the lunar calendar.
94 Points - Mike Bennie
The Wine Front