Grape variety: Gamay noir à jus blanc.
Origin: Les Charmes named vineyard.
Color : red
Soil: Crumbly decomposed rock that is mainly made up pf iron oxide and manganese-rich pyritic schist.
Tending: Spur goblet pruning with 3 to 5 spurs, each with 2 eyes. The soil is removed from around the trunk in autumn, shallow-ploughed or tilled in winter and scraped in the spring.
Vinification : After manual harvesting and careful sorting of the whole bunches, they are vinified traditionally. Temperature is controlled, the cap is held below the top of the juice using a grid during fermentation. Carbonic maceration lasts 8 to 10 days.
Maturing: ln stainless steel and cement vats. Clarification and filtering is carried out using the most natural and traditional procedures possible. The grapes from each plot of vines are vinified separately to obtain the very best balance between the structure and finesse given by the terroirs.
Characteristics: Crimson robe, the aromas of a punnet of red fruit backed up with tight, elegant tannins.
Cellaring: 5 to 8 years.
Food and wine matches: Marinated meat, game, strong cheese.