Cheverny Rouge Le Point du Jour 2020
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Region Loire Valley
Wine Type Red - Still
Varietals 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Gamay.
Vineyard Fruit from the domaine's vineyards in Cheverny. Vines average over 20 years in age. Vines yield 30hl/ ha and are planted at a density of 5,500 plants/ ha.
Soil Limestone bedrock under silica and clay.
Viticulture As with each of Tessier's wines, organic methods are used as Philippe works the soils and harvest the grapes by hand.
Vinification All fruit is hand harvested. The grapes are vinified 80% whole cluster and 20% de-stemmed in neutral oak barrique and tank . Only native yeasts are used at the domaine. The wine is bottled unfined and with a light filtration.
Aging 10 months in large neutral french oak barriques.
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