Soil : Ferruginous gravel on a bed of hard sedimentary limestone.
Surface : 3 hectares.
Blend : 50% merlot, 50% cabernet franc.
Average age of the vines : 30 years.
Density : 5000 vines per hectare.
Pruning technique : double Guyot.
Management : Mechanical weeding, natural grassing, and green manure (cereals
and legumes) every other row.
No insecticide, no acaricide, no artificial additives.
Lateral buds, suckering, leaf removal, cutting.
Controlled maturation process.
Plot by plot harvest.
Sorting, destemming, crushing, clarification of juices right after the harvest.
Controlled fermentation temperature.
Partial remontage for flexible and deep extractions.
Maceration : 25 to 30 days.
Tasted twice daily.
Malolactic fermentation in tanks.
In new 400L oak barrels.
Blended in vats after 18 months in the cellars.
Batonnage on lees.
NOTARIS will delight wine connoisseurs with its complex structure and persistent finish. Aged in barrels, this unique wine reveals the subtleties of its terroir and it will be a perfect companion for all occasions.
Store away from light at constant temperature. Pour rom the bottle or decant in a carafe.
Ideal serving temperature of 17 °C.