Vineyard: Planted in 1947, this single 0.7 hectare plot of Les Sentiers is located below the northern section of Bonnes Mares.
Soil: Clay/limestone with a fair amount of stones
Viticulture: Lutte raisonée, organic after the flowering
Vinification: Traditional vinification; 7 day cold maceration, 3 week alcoholic fermentation.
Aging: Aged in French barrels, 30% of which are new
Here too there is a deft application of wood to the cool mix of red and dark currant aroma that are trimmed in discreet spice and floral nuances. There is excellent intensity to the muscular and stony middle weight plus flavors that are more firmly structured on the beautifully delineated finale. This is a smaller-scaled version of its neighbor Bonnes Mares.