Varietal: 100% Chenin
Selective manual harvest of over-ripe grapes showing signs of noble rot concentration
Age of vines: 50 years
Soil type: “Tuffeau” or tufa (Turonian limestone) is predominant. Present at various depths depending on the area, it gives the wines finesse and force of character.
Yield: 15 hl/ha
Production: 500 to 800 bottles a year
Vinification: Immediately pressed. Low temperature tank fermentation.Natural fermentation stops as the harvested must produced has a sugar content that is too high for all the yeast to transform into alcohol. Matured on light lees.