2015 AOC Gaillac - L'Ancêtre

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2015 AOC Gaillac - L'Ancêtre

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Hand harvested Braucol from 15 year old vines. Bottled with a minimal addition of sulfur.

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Cuvée: L'Ancêtre

Style: Still

Colour: Red

Vintage: 2015

Grape Varieties: Braucol

Age of the vines: 15 years. In the 2nd year of organic conversion, tillage

Winemaking techniques: Harvested at maturity. The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted. De-stemmed and put in a tank without addition of yeasts. Maceration of 8 days with some pumping over. Small dose of sulfur added.

Ageing: Fibreglass

Sulfur additions: 20mg/l total added used in winemaking

Soil: Clay and limestone on the edge of the limestone plateau of Cordes. Shallow soil.  South facing