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Château Grange Cochard – Cuvée Côte du Py AOC Morgon – 2022

An expressive and crisp Morgon with aromas of black cherries, plums and black pepper. Soft tannins and good length. Lively and succulent, with remarkable acidity on the finish.

Surface area of the cuvee: 1.5 ha
Grape variety: 100% gamay
Wine style: Still red
Planting vine density: 10 000 plants / hectare
Average age of the vineyard: 50 years
Yield: 45 hl / ha
Soil: Granite and blue stones

Work in the vineyard: Traditional pruning of the vine stock in « gobelet ». No staking of the grapevine. All the work is made by hand (pruning, disbudding, ploughing).
Harvesting: Handpicked with great care. In little buckets of 18-20 kgs each.
Sorting out: By hand before vatting. Non crushing of the bunches.
Wine making: Traditional semi-carbonic maceration in vat. 1/3 of the bunches remaining entire and 2/3 are removed from the stalk.
Maturing: 2/3 maturing in cask et 1/3 in barrels during 11 months.

Alcohol: 13,5 %
Residual Sugar: < 2 gr / l
Low sulphites: YES ≤ 40 mg/l
Closure: Diam cork – sensorial neutrality guarantee
Vegan: Yes

Bio: In progress