Terroir: Plot "Hurtebise/Les Rachais" in the Massif de Saint Thierry. Sandy limestone soils.
Average age of vines: 30 years old
Vinification: 10-12 hours maceration is given before pressing. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Vinified on fine lees in old small oak barrels with "batonnage" (beating in) on "Fruit" and "Flower" days. Malo-lactic fermentation takes place. Bottled on "fruit days" of the lunar calendar. Unfined and unfiltered.
Dosage: 2 g/l
|"Les Rachais" Rose Extra Brut||Login||Bottle (75cl)||2009|