the harvest is complete, much work still remains to be done all year
To make great wines, we must carefully check each step that takes the
grapes from vines to tanks. From August on, we regularly
analyze the grapes to follow their level of ripeness and
are certain to find just the right balance for each particular wine
varietal. We ensure each harvest at the very best moment, vineyard by
|he entire harvest
has been made into wine in our warehouses since 1933.
Our warehouse was enlarged and modernised in 1988 with the purchase of
inoxidizable steel tanks which use the streaming method for
aim to strike just the right balance between the use of modern
like pneumatic presses and the use of our ancestral skills
have shown their expertise for generations,
much to the pleasure of fine wine seekers.
the containers arrive, seeds and stems are immediately removed from the
are then put into tanks after crushing. Tanks are filled from the top.
fermentation on the skins lasts for 21 to 28 days. The
fermentation is controlled to preserve aromas and ensure easy removal
of the grape skins. We punch down the caps every day. Frequent analysis
allows us to check the process of fermentation to make sure it is going
well. In this way,
we always have a perfect control of each step of the wine making
that we can offer you high quality wines, that we know will
meet your expectations.
are working logdays but that's the only way to turn the juice into
may consider fermentation at the birth of wine, then farming is its
Our individual grape varieties are blended together after tasting and
the actual blend itself varies each year vintage to vintage. The
farming process is done with particular
care. Our red wines are aged in oak barrels for several months, and
then blended before
bottling process has been done at our vineyard since 1972.
difficult step, which we take much care. The bottles are stored in
the best possible conditions until they are sold or shipped
(we store them in our air-conditionned warehouse).
Each year, we produce about 70,000 bottles, of all our