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Chardonnay 'Les Corvées sous Curon' 2016

$56.00

Chardonnay 'Les Corvées sous Curon' 2016

Domaine de la Tournelle

Chardonnay 'Les Corvées sous Curon' 2016

$56.00

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Chardonnay produced on gravel and early Jurassic limestone gravel rich clay soils around the lieu-dit « le corvées sous curon ». All plots are based on organic and biodynamic agriculture.

  • Return of 40 hl/ha
  • Hand harvest and strong selection during harvest.
  • Pneumatic press for gentle extraction on whole clusters of grapes.
  • Indigenous yeasts, without sulphur added.
  • Settling of the must for 12 hours with no added product.
  • Start of alcoholic fermentation in tanks.
  • Second stage of alcoholic fermentation in 228 litre barrels, no new barrels.
  • Malolactic fermentation in barrels the following spring with top-ups of the ullage every 10 days without So2.
  • For a mineral taste, vinification in old wooden barrels, on the lees. Barrels are regularly topped up for 18 to 24 months at least, with no added sulphite.
  • Bottling according to Maria Thun’s lunar calendar.

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