The wine :
Trévallon is known for its long aging process, more than 2 years for its reds. Racking is kept to a strict minimum, the lees found at the bottom of the barrels continue to nourish the wine during the ageing process
The vintage :
Beautiful vintage !
Limestone and clay soil, very stony: Hauterivian et Barremian, second stage of the lower Cretaceous, less than 130 million years
In the vineyard :
Beginning of the harvest: 11 September. End of the harvest: 23 September
No de-stemming, yeasting or sulphur. Ageing 18 months in foudres and barrels. Fining with fresh egg white. No filtration before bottling.
Cabernet Sauvignon : 60%
Syrah : 40%