In September or October (according to years):
That grapes reached the maximum maturity the harvest can begin. We have a modern cuverie. We invite you to visit her in the photo gallery.
Red wines
The red grapes are destemmed altogether. Then for a week not crushed grapes macerent cold. During 3 weeks the fermentation takes place in approximately has 28 °. After this phase, the tank is for a temperature of 33 ° approximately, to stabilize tannins and colors. This type of wine making allows not to extract too much tannins, but to emphasize the aromas of fruits. The breeding is made in oak barrels for approximately one year. We use new barrels associated with barrels from 1 to 3 years.
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