This exceptional wine is made from vines that are an average 70 years old. It is concentrated and classic and can be cellared for a very long time – revealing its full expression with time, rather than in its youth. This vintage is no exception to the rule; indeed it has even more potential thanks to the amazing balance that this harvest has offered us.
Vinification and aging:
The harvest is completely destemmed before being placed in the vat. Fermentation starts naturally thanks to indigenous yeasts.
In March, after 6 months of aging and following the auction, the acquired barrels leave the Hospices cellar and settle in the cellar of Château de Charmont, next to the Premiers and Grands Crus of Maison Edouard Delaunay.
The wine finishes its aging in its original barrel or is re-intoned if we deem it necessary for its good development.After 9 months of aging in our cellars, the wines are then ready to be bottled and reach the cellars of our customers.
The estate produces 140 barrels each year, divided into 18 vintages.