Soil type: Clayey-limestone deeper cool soil
Vineyard age: 8 to 31 year-old vines.
Pruning: Cordon de Royat (Chardonnay only)/Guyot simple
Harvest: Mechanical at night to protect from premature oxidation.
Average yield: 68 hl/ha
Density of planting: 4400 vine plant/ha
Climate: Mediterranean climate with warm days and a cooling breeze from the sea 10 km away.
Destemming of the grape, each grape variety is vinified separately, partly skin contact on Sauvignon and Colombard, low temperature racking at 10°C.
3 to 5 weeks fermentation under controlled temperatures (17°C) with selected yeasts. Aged on lees for 3 months in stainless steel vat with regular “batonnage” (stirring of the lees).