You are received by rich aromas of brioche, Gravenstein
apple and lemon zest.
An elegant, pristine palate leads with lemon zest, honeycomb, and raw
almonds, and finishes with crushed gravel and wet stone.
2014 was the third straight outstanding growing season in a row, following the excellent
2012 and 2013 vintages. Dry winter and spring conditions limited canopy vigor, and a warm growing
season with a lack of extreme heat spikes resulted in prolonged, even ripening through harvest. The
resulting wines possess great site specificity, depth and quality.
Hand-harvested; picked at night
Unfined and unfiltered; bottled January 2016
Whole cluster pressed while still cold from the field
Barrel-fermented with indigenous yeasts; 7 months to completion
Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
Aged 15 months in French Oak barrels; 56% new; Aged sur lies with biweekly bâtonnage.
Coopers: Cadus, Francois Frères, Remond, Damy, Louis Latour
gleaming golden hue draws you in.