IN THE VINEYARD:
VINEYARDS: Close to the village of Vineuil on a hill overlooking the Loire River.
VARIETAL: 80% Sauvignon 20% Chardonnay
FARMING: Sustainable farming with no fertilizer and biodiversity. Terra Vitis Certified
PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained.
SOILS: Sandstone and chalk-clay
WEATHER: Continental Weather
VINES: 20 year old vines. Traditional Trellis. 5,555 vines per Ha. 60 hl per Ha.
HARVEST: By hand in small crates around the middle part of September.
IN THE CELLAR:
FERMENTATION: With the native yeasts from the Estate in Small stainless steel tanks
TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification at all. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.
MALOLACTIC: Spontaneous, if any.
LEES: Approx. 4 months lees contact
OAK BARREL AGING: No.
FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is only minimally fined or filtered.
PHILOSOPHY: We believe that the best wines are born in the vineyard.
TASTING NOTES: Bright yellow color with citrus aromas of grapefruits, white flowers, and an expression nose of black currant. Perfectly balanced structure of sweetness and acidity.