Fleurie ‘Le Vivier’

Fleurie ‘Le Vivier’ – 100% Gamay from vines between 40 and over 70 years old with south-east exposure in only 1/2 ha in the lieu-dit ‘Le Vivier’ plot – sand over blue granite. Vines are planted at 250 meters elevation. Yield is 40hl/ha. Hand harvested. Whole cluster carbonic maceration for an average of 18 days in concrete vats using indigenous yeasts. Spends a few months on lees after malolactic. Aged 8 months in neutral oak barrels. Light filtration before bottling, no fining. 2 g/hl of SO 2 added just before bottling.

Wine Name Varieties Average Vine Age Soil Vineyard Area Elevage Filteration Fining Annual Production
Fleurie ‘Le Vivier’ 100% Gamay 60 years old Pink granitic sand 0.4 ha 6 months in neutral oak Yes No 160 cases