Rully "Vieilles Vignes"

50 years old

The grapes come from Rully village, in the north of the Côte Chalonnaise between Mercurey and Santenay. Soil : clay and limestone with predominant limestone. 100% Chardonnay. Guyot pruning with different seasonal processes in the vineyard (pruning, trellising on wires/tying-in, thinning fruit-bunches).

The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted when picking the grapes. They are lightly pressed then in a pneumatic press at a low pressure to get a slow extraction. After a gentle racking of the must, the wine is put in French oak casks of 500 liters (10% of new oak) for both of alcoholic and malolactic fermentations

Ageing during 11 months with wild yeasts. A month before the bottling, the wine from the different barrels is put in a stainless steel tank to make the blend. The wine is finally fined and lightly filtered before bottling it according to the lunar calendar ("fruit” day).

Very mineral wine with white flower aromas. Fresh.

Aperitif, sea food.
Rully "Vieilles Vignes"
Rully "Vieilles Vignes"

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