This Rosé de Saignée is produced with the Pinot Meunier grape variety which comes from plots situated in “Les Beaudiers”. We use traditional and cultural methods which include short pruning for a limited production; this is a manual and careful work with regular ploughing so as to obtain healthy grapes. Our know-how and the quality of our terroir make this wine unique.
Grape-varieties and vineyard:
100% Pinot Meunier. However there are a few Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Fromenteau vine stocks in those parcels.
Terroir de Chavot. Plots planted in 1953, 1958, and 1965. Clay and silty soils, not very deep, with a little of flints and little stones. Chalky subsoils.
Destemming and maceration for 12 to 16 hours depending on the years
Alcoholic fermentation (with natural yeast) in barrels, aged of 4 years minimum
No malolactic fermentation
Dosage: 0-5 Gr/l (Extra-brut)