Château Grange Cochard – Cuvee Le Plateau AOC Morgon – 2020
Our cuvee: Coming from a selection of very old and qualitative gamay. The plot is located in the heart of the lieu-dit « Les Charmes », right in front of the Château Grange Cochard. Harvesting by hand. Traditional semi-carbonic maceration and careful extraction. Maturing in barrels. Non fining. Low sulfites.
Country/Region/Appellation: France / Beaujolais / AOC Morgon
Estate Name: Château Grange Cochard
Cuvee: Le Plateau
Surface area of the cuvee: 1 ha
Grape Variety: 100% gamay
Wine style: Still red
Available volume: 6 000 bottles
Planting vine density: 10 000 plants / hectare
Average age of the vineyard: 70 years
Yield: 45 hl / ha
Soil: Sandy and piedmont deposits
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: Sorting out by hand before vatting. No crushing of the bunches. Traditional semi-carbonic maceration in vat. 100% of the bunches remain entire.
Maturing: In barrels during 10 months.
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Residual Sugar: < 2 gr / l
Low sulphites: YES ≤ 40 mg/l
Closure: Diam cork – sensorial neutrality guarantee
Bio: In progress