Rare is the occasion when grapes, struck by Botrytis cinerea, are harvested from a near 100-year-old, half-hectare vineyard. It produces very few bottles of a sweet and complex wine with a hint of saffron, typical of a botrytized Semillon.
Classification: Vino Bianco
Varieties: Semillon 100%
First Production: 1989
Agriculture: Organic, natural green cover between the rows.
No fertilizing, weed killers or pesticides
Soil Type: Clay Silt
Trellis System: Simple Guyot
Age of vines: 95 years
Density: 4000 plants per hectare
Vinification: The botrytized berries are processed using a vertical hydraulic press
Fermentation and aging: Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts, aged in used French oak barriques and in bottle for necessary time
Average production: 500 bottles of 500 ml