Soil type: Clay and limestone
Vineyard age : 8 to 31 year-old vines
Pruning: Cordon de Royat et Guyot Simple
Harvest : Mechanical at night in order to avoid oxidation
Average yield: 68 hl/ha on average.
Density of planting: 4400 vine plant/ha
Climate: Mediterranean with oceanic influence
Grape destemming, separate vinification for each varietal. Pneumatic press, free run juice is only used for our rosé. Fermentation for 3 weeks on average at 17°C.
The wine is aged on its lees with regular “batonnage” for 40 days in new coated cement vats. During the ageing process we look at maintaining a maximum fruit expression and concentration thanks to regular pumping over.