“Vie Ordinaire”

Region: Auvergne
Grape: Pinot Noir
Vineyard: in Henri’s words — “These are two plots: a large plot in the heart of the historic hillside of the village very volcanic dominant and a small plot with the rising sun where there are remains of bombs”
Soil: volcanic rocks, blue marl
Farming: undergoing organic conversion.
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 12-15 days whole cluster maceration in stainless steel vats, minor pump overs
Aging: 9 months in barrel, 65% old 228L and 35% new 500L barrels
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: 1.5g/hl at bottling