Chenas ‘Les Deschamps’

Chenas ‘Les Deschamps’ – 100% gamay from 75 year old vines planted to 0.22 ha of 75 year old vines planted to soils of granit, quartz, and manganese at 300 meters elevation. Yield is 40 hl/ha. Hand harvested. Whole cluster,semi-carbonic maceration for 20 days. On fine lees for a few months after malolactic. Aged 8 months in neutral oak barrels. Light filtration before bottling, no fining. 2 g/hl of SO2 added just before bottling.

Wine Name Varieties Average Vine Age Soil Vineyard Area Elevage Filteration Fining Annual Production
Chenas ‘Les Deschamps’ 100% Gamay 75 years old Granit, quartz, manganese 0.22 ha 8 months in neutral oak Yes No 125 cases