Appellation: Vin de France
Grapes: 60% Muscat à Petits Grains, 40% Muscat d’Alexandrie
Average Vine Age: Muscat à Petits Grains (4 years), 40% Muscat d’Alexandrie (25 years)
Altitude: 115 to 330 feet (35m-100m)
Soils/Terroir: Clay-limestone (argilo-calcaire)
Harvest: Hand harvested
Yield: 30 hl/ha
Vinification: The Muscat à Petits Grains and Muscat d’Alexandrie each underwent a 3-week whole cluster maceration in separate stainless-steel tanks. Each tank was then pressed, the juices blended and returned to stainless-steel tanks to complete fermentation. Only naturally occurring indigenous yeasts are used in the fermentation and the wine completed malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: Aged 5 months in stainless steel tanks on the fine lees. Prior to bottling a very low dose of sulfur is added to the wine. The wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Total SO2: 20ppm