What purity, beautiful!
Local: Clay limestone.
Surface: 1 ha and 70 ares
Age of the vines: Planted in 1980
Vineyards: No herbicides, tillage all season
light pressing then static racking from 24 H before the barrels.
Fermentation and ageing in barrel (25%new)
Batonnage in winter
Racking: Before the harvest
Bottling: 16 months after the harvest according to the cycle of the Moon
This area extends on 17 hectares, mainly in Chalonnaise and Côte de Beaune and side of nights.
Since 2001, he made the choice, for the good of the vines and soils, use of herbicides. Pushing still further the environmental approach, 60%of the area is conducted according to the methods of organic farming in 2008. Satisfied by these experiments, he plans to apply for organic certification for 2009.
To the different work of the vine, it uses the lunar calendar. When comes the time to harvest, he hesitate not to take the risk to harvest late. The goal, go after the maturity of the grapes to get tense, fond, wines with minerality and acidity is.
For the domain, the wines are first in the vineyard. As it uses more herbicides, a big work of plowing and hilling is done. He stopped the work of the soil around July 15. If necessary, the vines are trimmed to reduce the soil moisture before the harvest and thus avoid the onset of rot.
Many works in green are practiced throughout the year. The harvest is manual 0%.
Arrival of the harvest then pass on 2 sorting tables
Picking at 0%off
Vatting by carpet
Maceration to cold (8 days)
Fermentation for days, then maceration for a similar period
Racking (the date is determined based on the tasting)
Breeding 0%in barrels (1/3 of new barrels)
Racking after harvest (months)
Storage in stainless steel tank
February or March bottling
Static racking from 24 hours
Ageing in barrels (25%new oak)
Racking before the harvest in accordance with the lunar calendar
End of farming in stainless steel vats for a bottling in the winter.
|Type of products||Wines|
|Appellation||Rully Premier Cru AOP|
|Cuvee's name||"Grésigny" "Vieilles Vignes"|
|Title supplement||Note: 17.5 B D|
|Stock information||End of the vintage, limited to 1 bottle per customer|
|Capacity||75 cl bottle|
|Main style||Elegant - Refined|
|Grape varieties||100% Chardonnay|
|Main grape variety||Chardonnay|
|Consumption recommendation||2018 à 2030|