Tasting

Puligny Montrachet 1er cru - Champs Gains

Soil:
Clay-limestone

Area:
0.1953 ha

Age of vines:

Planted in 1974

Pruning:

Guyot

Cultivation:

No herbicides. Regular soil-working. Hand-picking

Vinification & elevage:

Grapes passed over sorting table in the vatting house then cold-macerated for 8 days.
Fermentation then proceeds natrurally with little intervention needed.
De-vatting takes place srictly as determined by tastings and with regard to the lunar cycle.
Racking and bottling:
The wine is matured in barrel (33% new wood) and bottled usually in March (i.e. after 18 months' elevage) with regard to the lunar cycle.