from the importer:
Biodynamic. 100% Chardonnay. The cuvée Le Cras Blanc is a selection of the best exposed vines at the top of the Grand Bessy hill overlooking Dijon, with extended aging and additional new oak barrels compared to the cuvée Coteaux. Sourced from 0.5 Ha situated on the steep upper slopes of the Monopole.
Parcel name: Le Grand Bessy. Vine Age: planted in 1985. Soil: limestone-clay with marl subsoil. Manually harvested with sorting done at the vine. Pressed into barrel with no SO2 added. Native fermentation and malo in barrel. Elevage for 15-18 months in barrel (50/50 new/neutral). No fining or filtering before being bottled.