Les Racines 2017

Deep taste of spiced and smocked notes for the vintage 2017 of Racines. The dominance of ripe fruits is combined with the cacao aromas thanks to the aging in oak. A generous wine with soft tannins which let express the terroir


Appellation: Bourgueil

Surface area: 2ha

Terroir: clayey mud & sandstone

Grape variety: Cabernet Franc

Average age of vines: 47 years old

Density of vines: 5000 vines / hectare

Rootstock: massale

Prunning method: Guyot simple

Culture: Organic

Yield: 45 hl / ha

Harvest: Manual

Destemming: Yes

Sorting: To keep the entirety of the grapes, we transfer the grapes by a conveying belt to the reaction tank after the sorting on table.

Macération:Prefermentaire in cold for 3-4 days in a traditional way.

Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation is in tronconique woodtank 70 hl

Elevage18 mois en demi-muids de chêne français de 3 à 4 vins

Type of tank: Tronc-conique

Aging: 10 monthes in oak barrels

SO2 Total: 23Mg/L

Vol 12,5 %