« The final quality of a wine also depends on the quality of its barrel »

 

Wood and wine have been associated since more than 2000 years. Although in those times barrels were only considered as packaging, maturing wing in oak barrels has since revealed many virtues.

The oak barrels we use are known under the name of « barriques bourguignonnes » (casks from Burgundy », featuring a 228 liters capacity. The wood itself comes from the near Forêt des Bertranges. The Vineyard buys wood and builds the barrels; The wood is left to season and matures in the cooperage during two years. Wood stoking influences the wine and brings characteristic aromas reminiscent of vanilla, chocolate, spices...


The wine tannins are polymerized by the wood tannins, that bring the perfect alliance between those worlds.

The pores in the wood provide micro-oxygenation to the wine, guarantees the wine a sweet maturing process; This is due to the little contact between the air and wine. The barrel allows the wine time to evolve, mature...