Immediately after the grapes are hand picked into shallow boxes, the whole clusters are delicately pressed and fermentation begins in wooden barrels with cultured yeasts. Ageing in wood on the lees lasts about one year with repeated bâttonage. Ageing continues in the bottle for about 12 months.
Chardonnay grafted on Kober 5BB. Vineyard layout: 2,2 m x 0,8 m. Vine trellising: guyot
5.000 vines per 2,5 acres
Short pruning; organic fertilizer in alternate years; in-row cover cropping; drip irrigation as needed. Organic cultivation with ICEA certification.
No more than 9,000 kg every 2,5 acres