– Technical sheet –

Surface of the vineyard: 7 hectares
Planting density: 6 600 vines/hectare
Average grapevine age: 45 years
Composition: 90% Merlot – 10% Cabernet Franc
Soil type: Sand & Clay
Yield: 19 hl/ha
Cultivation practices:

  • Lutte raisonnée,
  • Manual vineyard work
  • Mechanical weed control

Training methods: Bilateral Cordon and bilateral Guyot
Harvesting: 100% manual
Harvest dates: 2 – 5 October 2018

Vat types: Temperature controlled stainless steel vats 30hl – 127hl, gravity vatting
Vatting period: 30 – 35 days
Vinification methods: Soft, slow maceration and fermentation Pumping over Malolactic fermentation in barrels
Ageing: 100% new Radoux Blend barrels
Ageing period: 20 months
Production: 15 000 bottles
Alcohol % abv.: 14

Winemaker and Vineyard Manager Louis Mitjavile

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CHICAGO

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CUCUMBER HARVEST

Petr Ossovsky
DIPTYCH BOATS

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FISHERMEN OF THE PSKOV LAKE

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HAYMAKING NEAR RYAZAN

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MEN RESTING DURING HARVEST

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MILKMAIDS NOVELLA

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MSTA RIVER AT THE ACADEMIC DACHA

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STILL LIFE LILACS IN THE GLASS CAN

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TAOS GIRL WITH SUNFLOWERS

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