Chant de la Terre

Le Chant de la Terre

« Chant de la terre » (« Song of the Earth ») is a tribute to the composer Gustave Malher’s piece of work.

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Variety : 100% Merlot
Actual vintage : 2011
16 months of aging in oak barrels
Typicity of wine : Round et elegant, complex, riped black fruits, torréfaction notes
Wine pairing : rabbit in sauce, pork, fatty meat

Product specifications

Planting : 1996, 1.28ha

Terroir : Grey clay-limestone soil. Typical from the region.

Viticulture : For more than 20 years, we cultivate and treat our vines with organic methods. Herbs are deeply buried via mecanical work. The terroir keeps then all its natural richness.

Prunning : Guyot (short)

harvest : Manual thinning. Manual harvesting.

Vinification  : Grapes are destemmed, and endure a controlled cold maceration. Punching and manual winding are made in cuve inox. The wine is then aged partially in new oak barrels during 14/16 months.

Embottling : The Chant de la Terre is embottled, without filtration, by a careful gravitational process. Bottles rest in regulated temperature and constant humidity ( 60/70%) during some months before being sold.  

Production : Medium