Climate: Semi continental with important precipitations, many snowfalls during winters. Fresh, rather dry summers, with cool nights. Year long Northwestern winds. Absence of spring frost.
Harvest: Manual harvesting in small picking boxes.
Vinification Method: Destemming, no crushing, cold soak - skin contact under controlled conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increase temperatures, maintenance of wine “sur lie” for eight months with regular stirring.
Ageing: Eighteen months in Allie - Bertrange at 200% (9+9) new oak casks medium toast. Νo treatment or filtration before bottling and eighteen months in bottles.
Tasting Characteristics: Fine, rich, intense. Some black crystalline fruit, spices, cassis. Quite complex, very long. Develops in mouth very good.