Using exclusively manual harvesting allows us to attain grapes of optimum ripeness, either for producing light and fruity wines or wines with long ageing potential.
The wine is then matured in vats or in oak barrels of 500 litres.
Fermentation is done on a plot-by-plot basis for quality, using our exclusively Cabernet Franc grapes.
Clotilde, as her father René-Noël, wishes, above all, to focus on the traditional aspect of its vinifications. Her main objective is to obtain high quality wines, every year, while respecting the characteristics of each vintage.
This desire for perfectionism is recognized by the press since the 70's. Thus, the cuvée Les Rogelins is cited as a reference of the appellation, every year.
The rigorous work handed down from father to son finds his reward in the durable quality of some great vintages like 1947, 1959, 1976, 1989 and 1997, very pleasant to drink to this day.
The only white wine of the estate comes from a manual harvest in two selections and a maturation on fine lees.
High aromatic intensity with citrus fruits and honey.
Balanced wine, fine and elegant.
Les Lizières :
Medium intensity colour with hints of dark purple.
Powerful nose of fresh red fruits.
A rich and generous wine with delicate, supple tannins and fresh red fruit flavours.
Medium intensity colour with hints of purple.
Intensely aromatic nose of black and morello cherry.
Round and voluptuous mouthfeel with silky tannins and long-lasting red fruit flavours.
High aromatic intensity with blackcurrant, blueberry and pine resin notes.
Full-bodied, elegant wine with silky tannins. Flavours of jammy red and black fruit and spices.
Deep intensity of colour with black-cherry-like hints
Powerful aromas of black and dried fruit, mixed with notes of torrefaction
Well structured with powerful flavours. Delicate tannins with a hint of vanilla and roast coffee bean.