Grape variety :
100 % Gamay noir à jus blanc (Black Gamay with white juice)
from a selected parcel of “Les Charmes” in the region of Py de Ruyère with 80-year-old vines. The soil is composed of altered rocks containing clay and iron oxide, which are called “rotten rocks”.
Planting density :
10,000 stocks / hectare
Handpicking, very selective sorting in the vineyards, complete destemming of the grapes, maceration for 12 to 14 days including punching of the cap and delestage in order to obtain the best possible expression of the terroir.
10 to 12 months in oak barrels.
This cuvée of deep ruby red colour displays complex aromas of spices and black fruits as well as very round tannins. It distinguishes itself for its harmony, its balance and its great finesse.
Aging potential :
A wine which will need 2 to 3 years to reveal its full potential. Can be kept for 8 to 10 years.
Food matching :
winged game, meat in sauces, goat’s cheese.