Pierres blanches
Pierres blanches

Pierres blanches

The vineyard:

. Mauzac 60% and Len de l’el 40%
. Very stoney calcareous-clay soil, south facing aspect, 285m altitude
. Permanent weeding of the rows and working of the soil between the vine stock
. Multipile manual and mechanical operations throughtout the year in order to obtain a well-aired, healthy and perfectly ripe grape with a low yield of around 30 hl/ha

The cellar:

. Manual harvesting of grapes only in small crates after ripening by passerillage
. Direct pressing of whole grape bunches followed by cold débourbage of the must
. Natural fermentation (using only indigenous yeasts)
. Vinification and maturing for 12 months in barrels on the lees
. Natural clarifying without fining agents
. Malolactic fermentation
. Elevage without sulfur, very low level sulfiting before bottling

Serve at 10°-12° to allow the aromatic and gustatative qualities of the wine to be appreciated.