Grand Cru

Corton Charlemagne

In detail
Classification : Grand Cru appellation.
Target Yield : 35 hl/ha
Surface area : 0.35 ha divided into 2 climats: 50% "Le Charlemagne", 50% "Les Languettes".
Age of Vines : 40 years old
Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Density : 10,000 plants per hectare
Soil Types : Marly with calcareous scree
Viticulture : Sustainable agriculture, Guyot pruning
Harvest : Hand-picked, sorting in the vineyard
Vinification : Direct pressing of whole bunches. Fermentation begins in temperature-controlled vats, then in barrels with indigenous yeasts.
Maturation : 16 months in French oak barrels. No new barrels. Average age of barrels: 8 years