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Ageing takes place in mid- and light-toasted French oak barriques (Allier, Nevers and Tronçais), in which the entire malolactic fermentation process takes place.
The production method is also firmly aimed at protecting the wine’s local connotation.
The grapes are gathered when fully mature (late August – mid September) and transported in boxes no heavier than 17 kg.
Only a few of these barriques are new, while the others are on their second and third fill.
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