Puligny-Montrachet Les Combettes
1 parcel, "Les Combettes".
Years when planted: 1963 and 1972.
Surface: 73a (1.8 acre).
Vinification: long, gentle pneumatic pressing, decanting over 24 hours, then racking and running into cask of the must.
Alcoholic fermentation in oak casks, 22% new (maxi 1/2 Vosges, mini 1/2 Allier).
Maturing: after 12 months in cask, the wine is aged 6 months in tank where it is prepared for bottling.
Homeopathic fining and very light filtering if necessary.
Harvesting: manual, with grape sorting and optimisation of choice of date through parcel-by-parcel ripeness monitoring.