Côte de Berne Domain– The wines range

Juliénas commune

 

Granite

 

South-East, hillsides with good sunshine.

 

100% Gamay

 

50 years old

 

Gobelet pruning; Summer prunning; Control of load of grapes per vinestock.

 

Hand picking. Selective picking.

 

Destalking.

Semi-carbonic maceration. Control of temperatures during skin contact and after press up to end of Alcoholic fermentation.

Release, pumping-over.

Pressing at faint pressure (2 bars maximum).

 

Skin contact prolonged during 8 to 9 days.

 

Worth keeping 4 to 6 years old.

 

Can be served at 16-17°C temperature with sauced meat, game, duck magret, strong cheeses.

The vine:

 

The soil:

 

The exposure:

 

The grape-variety:

 

The age:

 

The training system:

 

The grape-picking:

 

The vinification:

 

 

 

 

 

The features:

 

The ageing:

 

Pair to wine and food:

A.O.C.  Juliénas

Ruby colour. Aromas of red berries surmaturité.

Wine with good ageing capacity with round and fleshy mouth.

A.O.C. Juliénas 2012